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Hotel Richemond, Geneva, April 13, 2002

LOT 130

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 964804, case No. 669507, Ref. 1415 HU (Heures Universelles). Production of this reference started in 1939. Very fine and extremely rare 18K pink gold "World Time" gentleman's wristwatch with polychrome cloisonné enamel dial representing the map of four continents: Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia, with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle.

C. three-body, solid, polished and brushed, hand-engraved revolving reeded bezel bearing the names of 41 cities in the world, teardrop lugs. D. in polychrome cloisonné enamel representing the map of four continents; applied pink gold indexes and Roman numerals, concentric, revolving dial in 24 hours for the nocturnal and diurnal hours. Pink gold “fancy” hands. M. cal. 12'''-400 HU, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 31 mm.

C. three-body, solid, polished and brushed, hand-engraved revolving reeded bezel bearing the names of 41 cities in the world, teardrop lugs.
D. in polychrome cloisonné enamel representing the map of four continents; applied pink gold indexes and Roman numerals, concentric, revolving dial in 24 hours for the nocturnal and diurnal hours. Pink gold “fancy” hands.

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Sold: CHF 2,753,500


Grading System
Grade: Logo grading

Exceptional

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

A watch bearing the following numbers - movement number 964805 and case number 669508 - was sold by Antiquorum in the “Art of Patek Philippe” sale on November 14, 1999, and fetched a World Record price.