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    Patek Philippe Early 18k Gold Demi-Hunter, circa 1870
    Case: 18k, No. 38879, 45 mm, engine turned, small circular initials on back, enameled Roman numerals on front
    Dial: white enamel, snap on with bezel, Roman numerals, spade hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: marked 38879 under the dial, plate is also hallmarked with a lion's head profile, 18 jewels, gilt bridge, wolf's tooth winding, moustache pallet
    Signed: inside front case lid with PP Co. hallmark, case, bottom of the dial and top movement plate are all numbered the same


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe Early 18k Gold Demi-Hunter
    Dial: white enamel, revese of dial is #38879
    Hands; spades
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 74.8
    Case No: 38879
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 45 mm
    Watch Movement: marked 38879 under the dial, plate is also hallmarked with a lion's head profile, 18 jewels, gilt bridge, wolf's tooth winding, moustache pallet
    Circa: 1870
    Condition: dial is good, case is good, crystals missing, movement is good and runs well, setting to winding change needs adjustment, transfer from set to wind not working smoothly


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    3rd Tuesday
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