Description

    Patek Philippe Gold Pocket Watch "Extra Special" Grade For Bailey, Banks & Biddle, circa 1911
    Case: 18k yellow gold, No. 153471, 50 mm, double hinged back with ribbon initial design, inscribed gold cuvette, hinged front bezel
    Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, red five minute numbers, black minute track, gold Louis XV hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: No. 153471, 21 jewels, eight adjustments, Guillaume balance with diamond endstone, center bridge is marked "Extra Special, Pat. Jan. 13th, 1891", counter poised pallet, wolf's tooth winding, swan's neck regulator spring
    Signed: triple signed Bailey Banks & Biddle Co. movement also signed Patek Philippe & Co. Geneva

    Note: The original box is included. Movements set with diamond endstone jewels and marked "Extra Special" are very high grade, scarce and collectible.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe Gold Pocket Watch "Extra Special" Grade For Bailey, Banks & Biddle
    Dial: enamel, Arabic hours, red fives
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 110.5
    Case No: 153471
    Case Info: double hinged back
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: center bridge marked "extra special", 21 jewels, eight adjustments, Guillaume balance, wolf's tooth winding, No. 153471
    Circa: 1911
    Condition: movement is very good, dial is superb, case is good, crystal with a few nicks


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    May, 2010
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