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Geneva, Oct 14, 2007

LOT 373

Ref. 788, Yellow Gold "Prototype Ricochet" Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1221615, case No. 2623976, Ref. 788. Made in 1973, sold on July 9, 1974. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold "Ricochet" keyless asymmetric dress watch. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

EUR 4,300 - 5,500 / USD 5,800 - 7,500

Sold: CHF 12,980

C. Hand-made, solid, two-piece, polished, asymmetric, winding crown at 10. D. Brushed gold with applied yellow gold faceted baton indexes. Yellow gold "baton" hands. M. Cal. 23-300, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold and five positions, shock absorber, self- compensating balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 35 x 38 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