Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 128

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3848 SPECIAL EDITION JAPAN, YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, "Ellipse d'Or", movement No. 1339908, Ref. 3848/001. Made in the 1980's. Fine and rare, oval, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by fitted box and hang tag. To be sold without reserve

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,300 - 5,500 / EUR 2,500 - 4,000

Sold: CHF 8,125

C. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, transparent snap-on case back, sapphire crystals with the ?Croce di Calatrava? emblem. D. Champagne with applied yellow gold and black baton indexes. Yellow gold and black baton hands. M. Cal. 215, stamped with the Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, free-sprung Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronisms and fi ve positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating fl at balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 27 x 32 mm. Thickness 6 mm. Property of a Japanese Collector

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original