Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 486

Ref. 3970E ?Platinum? Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 876208, case No. 2919397, Ref. 3970E. Production of this reference started in 1986, sold in November 1992. Very fine and important, astronomic, water-resistant, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, with sapphire crystal back and a platinium Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, setting pin and a Certificate of Origin.

CHF 180,000 - 220,000

EUR 110,000 - 135,000 / USD 145,000 - 180,000

Sold: CHF 198,500

C. Two-body, solid, polished, concave bezel, fluted lugs, screwed-down case back, domed sapphire crystal. D. Black with applied diamond-set indexes, outer minute and 1/5th seconds divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the 30-minute register, the days of the month, the 24 hours and the leap year, aperture for the days of the week, the months and the moon phases in yellow gold. White gold ?baton? hands. M. Cal. CH 27-70 Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 24 jewels, straightline lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 8 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


For a note, see lot 166.