Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Apr 25, 1993

LOT 472

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868096, case No. 668387, Ref. 1518, produced in 281 examples from 1941 to 1954. Very fine and rare astronomic, 18ct gold gentleman' s wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.

CHF 100,000 - 120,000

Sold: CHF 109,250

C. massive, polished, concave bezel. D. mat silver with applied gold Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds and 30 minutes register dials, graduation for the days of the month, outer tachometer graduation, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations. " Feuille" gold hands. M.13"' Q rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 23 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to 8 positions, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In very good condition. Diam. 34 mm.

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A similar watch is published in "Patek Philippe Wristwatches", page 231.