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Geneva, Nov 14, 2009

LOT 321

Ref. 448, Yellow Gold Tiffany Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, ?Calatrava?, movement No. 824520, case No. 294517, Ref. 448. Made for Tiffany & Co. in 1930, sold on April 12th, 1937. Very fine and rare, small, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with a 9K pink gold ?slatted? bracelet. Accompanied by the Extract from the archives.

CHF 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,000 - 5,000 / EUR 2,000 - 3,400

Sold: CHF 3,600

C. Three-body, polished, flat bezel, concave lugs, dedicated on the back ?G.V.S., June 17, 1937?. D. Matte silver with minute divisions between the applied yellow gold baton indexes and radial Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds. Yellow gold feuille hands. M. Cal. 10''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, wolf?s tooth winding, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, blued steel flat balance-spring, index regulator. Dial signed Tiffany & Co, case and movement signed Patek Philippe. Diam. 28 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-01


Slightly oxidized

HANDS Original


Ref. 448 Production of this reference began in 1935.