Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 28, 2019

LOT 533

PATEK PHILIPPE FOR WALSER WALD, REF 96, MANUAL-WINDING WRISTWATCH WITH HOODED LUGS AND BLACK LACQUERED DIAL; "CALATRAVA"; 18K YELLOW GOLD

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, round-shaped gentleman's wristwatch, with flat bezel and hooded lugs, snap-on case-back, subsidiary seconds at 6.

Brand Patek Philippe

Model retailed by Walser Wald y Cia, Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Reference Ref. 96

Year Circa 1938

Movement No. 828 383

Calibre  12-120

Case No. 295 424

Material 18K yellow gold.

Caliber 12-120

Dimensions Ø 31 mm

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

HKD 130,000 - 170,000

CHF 16,900 - 22,500 / USD 17,100 - 22,800

Sold: HKD 162,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-10-01

Good

Slightly oxidized

Patinated

HANDS Original


Notes

Ref. 96 This reference is launched in 1932. For a compete history of the significance of the Patek Philippe’s Calatrava emblem and history, see our thematic auction: Antiquorum, Geneva, The Art of Calatrava, Geneva, November 12, 2017, pp. 214-217.