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The Furama Hotel Hong Kong, Victoriana Room, Jun 05, 2000

LOT 533

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 868153,case No. 513043, Ref. 530, made in 1951, sold onMay 6, 1952.Very fine and extremely rare, oversized, 18K pink gold gentleman?s wristwatch with square button chronograph, register and tachometer, leather strap and 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle.

HKD 560,000 - 720,000

USD 70,000 - 90,000

Sold: HKD 680,000

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed.D. matte silver with applied bâton pink gold indexes and Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds and30-minute register dials, outer tachometer graduation. ?Feuille? pink gold hands.M. Cal. 13???-130, rhodium plated, ?fausses côtes? decoration, 23 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, 8 adjustments, Breguet balance spring, micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm.Accompanied by Extract from the Archives.

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Grading System
Case: 3


Movement: * 3
Dial: 3 - 01


To the best of our knowledge, very few, oversized (36 mm) chronograph, Ref. 530, were produced.Ref. 530Production of this reference started in 1937.Similar watches are published in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 1998 Edition, p. 265, fig. 409.