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New York, Nov 28, 2001

LOT 498

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, Ref. 3969. Produced in a limited edition of 500 examples in 1989.Very fine, tonneau-shaped, jump hour, 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a certificate.

USD 14,000 - 17,000

Sold: USD 25,300

C. two-body, solid, polished, dedicated back. D. matte silver with painted radial Arabic numerals for the minutes, aperture for the jump hour. "Breguet" blued steel hands. M. Cal. 215 HG, stamped with the Geneva Quality Hallmark, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating flat balance-spring.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 28 x 29 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2

Very good

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Ref. 3969Limited edition of 500 pieces specially produced for the 150th anniversary of Patek Philippe in 1989. The series consisted of: 450 examples in pink gold and 50 examples in platinum.