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    Patek Philippe Geneve, Fine Ref. 798, "Ricochet", 18k Gold Pocket Watch With Gübelin Chain, Fob, Receipt & Box, Circa 1963
    Case: 41 mm, 18k yellow gold, two body, "knife" edge, 2630015
    Dial: bark finished gold with applied black baton indexes, black baton hands
    Movement: Patek Philippe caliber 23-300, No. 791855, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, stamped twice with Geneva seal
    Signed: Patek Philippe Geneve, with original Gübelin box, copy of the sales receipt dated Sept. 9th, 1963, Gübelin signed 5 inch 18k gold fob and 11 1/2 inch 18k gold chain. Watch is 34.2 grams gross, fob is 22.4 grams, chain is 12.8 grams.

    This timepiece is from the legendary "Ricochet" collection of asymmetrical watches designed by Gilbert Albert for Patek Philippe. It is accompanied by an Extract from the Archives indicating a manufacture date of 1962, and sold on December 4th, 1963


    Condition Report*: Type: Patek Philippe Geneve, Fine Ref. 798, "Ricochet", 18k Gold Pocket Watch With Gübelin Chain, Fob, Receipt & Box, Circa 1963
    Model: "Ricochet" model designed by Gilbert Albert
    Dial: bark finished gold with applied black baton indexes
    Hands: black baton hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: watch is 34.2 grams gross, fob is 22.4 grams, chain is 12.8 grams
    Case: #2630015
    Case Info: two body, "knife" edge
    Case Width: 41 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: Patek Philippe caliber 23-300, No. 791855, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, stamped twice with Geneva seal
    Condition: This timepiece is presented in excellent condition. Case condition is very sharp with only a few very slight handling marks on the case back. The dial is superb. The movement is running and setting as designed. Servicing is recommended for accuracy and daily wear. The chain, fob and box are all in excellent condition
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    The Langham New York, Fifth Avenue
    400 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018

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