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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 372

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3565 IOS MILLION DOLLAR ASSOCIATION YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1128878, case No. 2674199, Ref. 3565-1. Made in 1969 especially for IOS and presented to their best clients, members of the IOS Million Dollar Association. Fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with date and an integral and adjustable 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe mesh bracelet. Accompanied by the Certificate of Guarantee and a box.

C. Three-body, polished and brushed, flat and stepped bezel, snap-on case back with IOS logo, engraved Million Dollar Associate. D. Champagne with painted black radial Roman numerals, IOS logo at 6, aperture for the date. Black baton hands. M. Cal. 27-460 M, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 9 mm. Approx. overall length 195 mm.

USD 5,000 - 7,000

HKD 39,000 - 54,000 / CHF 4,800 - 6,700

Sold: USD 7,500

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2-6*

Very good

Slightly oxidized

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Examples of the Patek Philippe IOS wristwatch in such good condition and with the original certificate rarely appear at auction