Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 05, 2009

LOT 525

White Gold 3970 Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 3970E. Made in 1998. Very fine and important, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, Certificate of Origin, setting pin and additional solid gold case back.

USD 90,000 - 120,000

EUR 70,000 - 95,000 / CHF 105,000 - 140,000

Sold: USD 108,000

C. Three-body, solid, polished, concave bezel, fluted lugs, transparent screwed-down case back, domed sapphire crystal. D. Matte silver with applied faceted baton indexes, 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 white gold. White gold baton hands. M. Cal. CH 27-70/155, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 24 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 8 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original