Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 10, 1994

LOT 477

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, for Tiffany & Co, No. 869217, case No. 2642015, Ref. 1436, 1930's. Extremely fine and rare 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button split-second chronograph, register and tachometer.

CHF 140,000 - 150,000

C. massive, polished. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes + auxiliary seconds and 30 minutes register dials, outer tachometer graduation. "Bâton" gold hands. M. 13- rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 25 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to 8 positions, selfcompensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator, the coaxial single button on the windingcrown is for start-stop and return to zero functions of the split-second of the chronograph. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 33 mm.

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A similar watch is published in "Patek Philippe Wristwatches", page 208.