Important Wristwatches, Watches & Clocks
Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, October 14, 1990
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868882, case No. 2603335, Ref. 1436, circa 1957. Extremely fine and rare 18 ct gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button split-second chronograph, register and tachometer, with fitted box.
C. massive, polished, concave bezel. D. mat silver with applied gold indexes and Arabic nurnerals + auxiliary seconds and 30 minutes register dials, outer tachometer graduation, "Feuille" 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 winding-crown is for start-stop and retum to zero functions of the chronograph. Repeater on gongs by means of a slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 33 mmC. massive, polished, concave bezel.