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    Patek Philippe & Cie Very Fine & Rare Gold Minute Repeater with Chronograph, circa 1897
    Case: 18k rose gold, # 224971, four body, hinged gold dust cover, back engraved with fancy script monogram, gold slide for the repeat mechanism on the rim, safety lock bar for the chronograph on the upper rim, 52 mm, open face
    Dial: enamel, radial Arabic hour numerals, outer red five minute numerals, minute track and 1/5th second marks, subsidiary seconds, gold fly back center sweep, gold Louis XIV hands
    Movement: No. 97774, nickel finish, bridge, 38 jewels, counter-poised straight line lever escapement, wolfs tooth winding, fausses de cotes decoration, blued steel Breguet balance spring, jeweled thru the hammers
    Signed: triple signed Patek Philippe & Cie, cuvette also signed A.H. Rodanet, Constructeur de Chronometres, Paris

    Note: this lot is accompanied by the Extract from the Archives which lists the date of manufacture as 1897 and the date of sale as October 3rd, 1901


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe Gold Minute Repeater with Chronograph
    Signed: Patek Philippe & Cie
    Dial: enamel, radial Arabic numerals, red five minutes
    Hands; gold Louis XIV
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Gram Weight: 114.3
    Case No: 224971
    Case Info: four body, back with ribbon script monogram
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 97774, bridge, nickel finish 38 jewels, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, jeweled thru the hammers, repeat activated from a gold slide, button in crown to activate the sweep seconds hand, lock out slide bar on the rim
    Circa: 1897
    Condition: movement and case are very good, dial with a few light hairlines


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    May, 2009
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