Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 270

Patek Philippe - Ref. 437, Art Deco; “Calatrava”; stainless steel

Stainless steel, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, small Art Deco gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, flat bezel, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Silver colour dial with suspended Arabic numeral and radial indexes. Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine-cut) with the cypher “N.M.B”.

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Calatrava”

Reference 437

Year Circa 1928 and 1935 (casing)

Movement No. 818 267

Case No. 612 223 (by Frères Borgel – Manufacture Taubert & Frères, Geneva)

Material stainless steel

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle stainless steel PP buckle

Caliber 10’’’, gilded brass, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches; with stainless steel protective dust cap

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

HKD 52,000 - 69,000

USD 6,700 - 8,800 / EUR 6,000 - 8,000 / CHF 6,700 - 8,800

Sold: HKD 75,000


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-6-10-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

Patinated

HANDS Original


Notes

Patek Philippe, Ref. 437
This reference is launched in 1935.
Only 119 examples were manufactured in stainless steel.