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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 514

Ref. 3409, Yellow Gold "Ruby Hour Markers" Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 977250, case No. 2605031, Ref. 3409. Made in 1958, sold on August 17, 1959. Fine, unusual and rare, rectangular, curved, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with ruby-set dial, and hammered and polished yellow gold Patek Philippe articulated bracelet by Gay Frères. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

CHF 11,000 - 13,000

EUR 6,700 - 8,000 / USD 9,000 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 12,980

C. Two-body, solid, polished and hammered, covering on each end, a part of the case and the dial, curved crystal. D. Hammered yellow gold repeating the bracelet decoration, set with 12 small cabochon rubies for the hours. Blued steel "feuille" hands. M. Cal. 9 '''-90, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, tonneau, rhodium-plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, spring-loaded micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 22 x 34 mm. Thickness 9 mm. Approx. overall length 175 mm. From ?The Collection?

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Ref. 3409 Production of this reference began in 1958 and ceased in 1964.