Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Mar 11, 2012

LOT 438

PATEK PHILIPPE SOLAR PENDULETTE DEMI-LUNE Patek Philippe, Genève, Pendulette, movement No. 872622, case No. 3922, Ref. 971. Made in the 1960's. Very fine, solar-powered and electro-mechanical, gilt brass table clock.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

USD 11,000 - 16,000 / EUR 8,500 - 12,000

Sold: CHF 12,500

C. Demi-lune shaped brass with applied scroll mounts to the front on partially gilded red lacquer panels, the solar cells on top within a sunburst mount, raised on 4 bun feet. D. Brushed gilt chapter ring with black Roman numerals, speckled gilded center. Engraved pierced gilt hands. M. Cal. 17-250, solar-powered by photoelectric cell with lithium battery back-up, driving a remontoir train, winding the barrel spring, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, selfcompensating Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial and movement signed. Dim. 22.8 x 20 x 11 cm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3


Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original