Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

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

LOT 622

Ref. 425, ?Yellow Gold? Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 971439, case No. 656717, Ref. 425. Made in 1949, sold on December 2nd, 1949. Very fine, rectangular, curved, 18K yellow gold gentleman?s wristwatch. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

CHF 12,000 - 14,000

EUR 7,500 - 8,500 / USD 10,000 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 12,980

C. Two-body, polished, bevelled bezel. D. Matte silver with applied gold dart and rectangular indexes, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold ?dauphine? hands. M. Cal. 9???-90, tonneau, rhodium-plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 20.3 x 42.7 mm. Thickness 8.5 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


Ref. 425
was launched circa 1940.