Description

    Patek Philippe & Co. Important Gold Pocket Watch Made For Frederick Van Voorhies Holman, Chronometrically Adjusted, Guillaume Balance, Box, Papers & Georges Hantz Medallion, circa 1904
    Case: 18k yellow gold, No. 236327, four body, back with ornate scrolling monogram, gold cuvette engraved "No. 121964 Made for Frederick Van Voorhies Holman, Portland Oregon 1904 by Patek Philippe & Co. Geneva"
    Dial: enamel, Breguet numerals, black minute track with red five minute numerals, subsidiary seconds, gold Louis XV hands
    Movement: No. 121964, 19 lignes, marked "Adjusted, Extra", fausses cotes decoration, straight line counterpoised lever escapement, 20 jewels, Guillaume balance with winged arms, gold and platinum temperature adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, diamond endstone, swan's neck micrometric regulator, wolf's tooth winding, engraved twice with the movement number
    Signed: triple signed Patek Philippe & Cie., movement also signed A&C Feldenheimer, Portland Ore., the Certificate of Origin & Warranty states that the case is engraved with the monogram F. V. H. and that the watch is "Chronometrically Adjusted"

    Note: Frederick Van Voorhies Holman (August 29, 1852 - July 6, 1927) was a prominent lawyer and civic leader of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in Portland Oregon. Legal counsel for the Portland Railway, Light and Power Company and other businesses, he was active in Democratic Party politics, civic organizations and the President of the Oregon Historical Society from 1907 through 1910.




    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe & Co. Important Gold Pocket Watch Made For Frederick Van Voorhies Holman, Chronometrically Adjusted, Guillaume Balance, Box, Papers & Georges Hantz Medallion
    Dial: enamel, Breguet numerals, red five minutes
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 101.6
    Case No: 236327
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 121964, 19 lignes, marked "Adjusted, Extra", fausses cotes decoration, straight line counterpoised lever escapement, 20 jewels, Guillaume balance with winged arms, gold and platinum temperature adjustment screws, blued steel Breguet balance spring, diamond endstone, swan's neck micrometric regulator, wolf's tooth winding, engraved twice with the movement number
    Circa: 1904
    Condition: dial is superb, case is very good, movement is very good and running, recently professionally cleaned and serviced, box is very good with original inventory sticker on the bottom, medallion is mint, with original spare glass crystal, small tear on the Certificate of Origin paper


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    October, 2015
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