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Auction Name: 2019 June 3 Watches & Fine Timepieces Signature Auction - New York

Lot Number: 54109

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5408-54109

Patek Philippe & Cie, Very Fine Gold Chronograph With Minute Register, circa 1912
Case: 48 mm, four body bassine, 18k yellow gold, signed gold cuvette, plain hinged back, lock out slide for the chronograph start on the rim, No. 407875
Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer 1/5th second divisions and numerals, subsidiary thirty minute register and constant seconds, blued steel spade hands
Movement: caliber 18''', nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, 24 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring, straight line damaskeening, visible chronograph works, No. 157257
Signed: case, dial and movement signed Patek Philippe & Cie Geneve

Lot is accompanied by an Extract from the Archives listing date of manufacture as 1912, date of sale March 17th, 1922

Lot is accompanied by an Extract from the Archives listing date of manufacture as 1912 and date of sale as March 17th, 1922. A similar example is illustrated in Banbery, A.& Huber, M., "Patek Philippe Watches", Vol. 1, p. 188, pl. 157 a.b.


Condition Report*: Type: Patek Philippe & Cie, Very Fine Gold Chronograph With Minute Register, circa 1912
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
Hands: spade hands
Metal: 18k yellow gold
Gram Weight: 74.2
Case: #407875
Case Info: bassine, double hinged back, gold cuvette
Case Width: 48 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: caliber 18''', nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, 24 jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with Breguet spring, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring, straight line damaskeening, visible chronograph works, No. 157257
Circa: 1912
Condition: movement is very good and running, case is good, some slight scratches on the back, dial is very good, miniscule hairline at center, servicing recommended
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