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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 15, 2016

LOT 179

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 96 CALATRAVA YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, "Calatrava" No. 920232, case No. 296610, Ref. 96. Production of this reference started in 1932, sold on January 17th, 1941. Very fine, 18K yellow gold wristwatch. Accompanied by a Patek Philippe pouch and an Extract from the Archives.

Three-body, solid, polished, flat bezel, concave lugs. Matte silver with applied yellow gold baton indexes, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 12'-120 rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometric regulator.

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 32,000 - 48,000 / USD 4,200 - 6,300

Sold: CHF 5,250

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial case and movement signed. DIAM. 31 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm.