Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

New York, Apr 10, 2013

LOT 404

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 3970 EP BLACK DIAMOND DIAL PLATINUM Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 3046250, Case No. 4131134, Ref. 3970EP. Sold May 14th, 2002. Very fine and important, water-resistant platinum wristwatch with round button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases and a platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted box, Certificate of Origin, setting pin, booklet, spare rubber strap and the additional solid platinum case back.

USD 90,000 - 120,000

HKD 700,000 - 931,000 / CHF 85,000 - 113,000

Sold: USD 116,500

C. Three-body, solid, polished, concave bezel, fluted lugs, transparent screw-down case back, sapphire crystals. D. Black, set with 1 baguette and 10 round diamond indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute register, the days of the month, the 24 hours and leap year, apertures for the days of the week, the months and moon phases. 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

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original