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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 126

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 96 CALATRAVA YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, "Calatrava" No. 965849, case No. 302622, Ref. 96. Made in 1950. Production of this reference started in 1932. Very fine, 18K yellow gold wristwatch. Dial case and movement signed.

Three-body, solid, polished, flat bezel, concave lugs, snap-on case back engraved: G Stillman Dexter. 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.

USD 3,500 - 5,500

HKD 27,000 - 43,000 / CHF 3,500 - 5,500

Sold: USD 3,875

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9



Movement: 3-6*


Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


DIAM. 31 mm. THICKNESS 8 mm.