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Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 19, 2012

LOT 126

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3970 WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 3046228, case No. 4125933, Ref. 3970EG. Made in 1999, sold on January 15th, 2001. Very fine and important, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, leap year, 24-hour indication and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.

C. Three-body, solid, polished, concave bezel, fl uted lugs, transparent screw-down 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, self compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 36 mm. Thickness 13 mm.

HKD 600,000 - 800,000

USD 80,000 - 100,000 / EUR 60,000 - 80,000

Sold: HKD 908,000

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original