Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 130

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3579 STAINLESS STEEL Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 1220467, case No. 524393, Ref. 3579/1. Made in the 1970s. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, water resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with a stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by fitted box, Certificate of Origin and booklets. To be sold without reserve

CHF 4,000 - 6,000

USD 4,500 - 6,500 / EUR 3,300 - 5,000

Sold: CHF 11,250

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, fl at bezel, lapidated lugs, screwed-down case back, sapphire crystal. D. Satiné blue with applied white gold baton indexes. White gold baton hands. M. Cal. 23-300 PM, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 33 x 38 mm. Thickness 7 mm. Property of a Japanese Collector

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original