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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 433

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 812.00 E, “LOUIS XV”-STYLE “SOLAR” WALL-CLOCK; GILDED BRONZE

Gilded bronze, “Louis XV”-style “cartel” wall-clock; mechanical movement solar-powered with electric winding, the solar cells concealed behind the grille below the dial.

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 812.00 E

Year Circa 1964

Movement No. 873 608

Calibre  17-250, lever escapement with Gyromax ba- lance; powered by photo-electric cell driving a remontoir train which winds the barrel spring (with lithium battery back-up, Ref. CP 300 H)

Case No. 1174

Dimensions 355 x 222 x 90 mm.

Signature Dial, case and movement

Accessories Original fitted box; Extract from the Archives

HKD 120,000 - 150,000

CHF 15,000 - 18,750 / USD 15,100 - 18,900

Sold: HKD 200,000


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated September 19, 2019, mentioned that this clock was sold on April 7, 1965. 

Patek Philippe, Reference 812.00 E 
This reference was launched in circa 1963 and was in production for around ten years.