Description

    Patek Philippe Solar Clock, circa 1963
    Case: gilt brass, 8 inches x 5 1/2 inches x 3 1/2 inches, solar panels on top, square columns, hinged back door, brushed finish, No. 873581
    Dial: gilt with sunburst pattern, applied golden bar markers, golden batons with luminous tips
    Movement: mechanical gilt bridge movement, 29 jewels, straight line lever, Gyromax balance, free-sprung Breguet balance spring, solar powered with lithium battery back up driving a remontoir train which replaces the barrel spring
    Signed: all signed Patek Philippe, with original fitted box


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe Solar Clock, circa 1963
    Dial: gilt, sunray pattern, gold bar markers
    Hands; golden batons
    Metal: gilt,brass
    Case No: 873581
    Case Info: four square columns, top solar panel
    Case Length: 8 inches x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: mechanical gilt bridge movement, 29 jewels, straight line lever, Gyromax balance, free-sprung Breguet balance spring, solar powered with lithium battery back up driving a remontoir train which replaces the barrel spring
    Circa: 1963
    Condition: case is good, dial is good, later added luminous dots at the hours and on the tiops of the hands, movement good with good staff, only runs for a short time and stops, cleaning is needed, box is good
    Notes: Property from the Samuels Family, French & Company, New York, NY.


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