Description

    Patek Philippe & Cie Very Fine Minute Repeater With Split Seconds Chronograph & Register, circa 1914
    Case: 18k yellow gold, four body, 47 mm, No. 401508, back cover with invisible hinge, inner gold cuvette, central small monogram on the back, rim with lock out bar for the chronograph, gold button for the split seconds function, gold slide to activate the repeat chimes
    Dial: white enamel, subsidiary seconds, black Breguet numerals, outer 1/5th seconds calibrations and red five minute numerals, gold Louis XV hands
    Movement: No. 174505, nickel, 38 jewels, marked "Special" on the main plate, straight line counterpoised lever escapement, bimetallic compensated balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, wolfs tooth winding, swan's neck micrometric regulator
    Signed: case signed Made for Bailey Banks & Biddle by Patek Philippe, movement signed Patek Philippe Geneva and Bailey Banks & Biddle, dial signed Bailey Banks & Biddle

    Note: this exceptional timepiece is accompanied by an Extract from the Archives


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe & Cie Very Fine Minute Repeater With Split Seconds Chronograph & Register
    Signed: Special on the movement
    Dial: enamel, Arabic numerals, red five minutes
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Case No: 401508
    Case Info: double hinged back, initials on back
    Case Width: 47 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 174505, marked "Special" on the main plate, 38 jewels, straight line counterpoised lever escapement, bimetallic compensated balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring with swan's neck micrometric regulator
    Circa: 1914
    Condition: movement is very good, dial is good with one miniscule short and faint hairline, case is good


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    December, 2009
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