Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 07, 2011

LOT 175

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3970 PLATINUM Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 3045535, case No. 2994069, Ref. 3970P Circa 1995. Very fine and important, water-resistant, platinum wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, leap year, 24-hour indication and a platinum Patek Philippe buckle.

USD 80,000 - 100,000

CHF 70,000 - 90,000 / EUR 57,000 - 70,000

Sold: USD 98,500

C. Three-body, solid, polished, concave bezel, fl uted lugs, transparent screweddown case back, sapphire crystals. D. Silver with applied white gold faceted baton and pyramidal 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, outer 1/5 seconds/minute divisions. White gold baton hands. M. Cal. CH 27-70/155 Q, 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, selfcompensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 3-41


Repolished, edges preserved

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original