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    Patek Philippe & Co. Minute Repeating Hunters Case Watch With Chronograph, circa 1878
    Case: 18k rose gold, 53 mm, four body with gold cuvette, No. 47998, engine turned covers, gold push button and slide bar for the repeat on the rim
    Dial: white enamel, sunk seconds, Roman chapters, outer 1/5th second calibrations and 5 minute numerals, double swell blue steel spade hands
    Movement: nickel bridge, straight line lever escapement, counter poised pallet, bi-metallic compensated balance with blued steel Breguet spring, 28 jewels, slide activated steel hammers repeating on gongs, center fly back seconds
    Signed: signed and numbered on the cuvette, with Extract from the Archives


    Condition Report*: Type: Patek Philippe & Co. Minute Repeating Hunters Case Watch With Chronograph
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Case No: 47998
    Case Info: engine turned front and back, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge, 28 jewels, straight line lever escapement with counterpoised pallet, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws, straight line damaskeeing, blued steel Breguet balance spring, slide activated steel hammers repeating on gongs
    Circa: 1878
    Condition: dial, case and movement all in very very good condition
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    December, 2009
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