An attractive yellow gold and stainless steel wristwatch with center seconds and bracelet

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1990
    Reference No: 3800/1
    Movement No: 1'428'059
    Case No: 2'861'166
    Model Name: Nautilus
    Material: 18K yellow gold and stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 335SC, 29 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: 18K yellow gold and stainless steel Patek Philippe bracelet, max length 150mm.
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 37.5mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with white ribbed dial in 1990 and its subsequent sale on May 23rd, 1990.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present example is one iteration of the 3800 and was manufactured in 18k yellow gold and stainless steel with white grooved dial. The modern style and design of the Nautilus is retained but it is now more restrained in the smaller case and appeals to a larger audience including both men and woman. The gold accents give the watch a dressed up feel, and it is a model that can easily go from the outdoors, to a fancy dress event in a single day.

  • Maker Bio

    Patek Philippe

    Swiss • 1839

    Since its founding in 1839, this famous Geneva-based firm has been surprising its clientele with superbly crafted timepieces fitted with watchmaking's most prestigious complications. Traditional and conservative designs are found across Patek Philippe's watches made throughout their history — the utmost in understated elegance.

    Well-known for the Graves Supercomplication — a highly complicated pocket watch that was the world’s most complicated watch for 50 years — this family-owned brand has earned a reputation of excellence around the world. Patek's complicated vintage watches hold the highest number of world records for results achieved at auction compared with any other brand. For collectors, key models include the reference 1518, the world's first serially produced perpetual calendar chronograph, and its successor, the reference 2499. Other famous models include perpetual calendars such as the ref. 1526, ref. 3448 and 3450, chronographs such as the reference 130, 530 and 1463, as well as reference 1436 and 1563 split seconds chronographs. Patek is also well-known for their classically styled, time-only "Calatrava" dress watches, and the "Nautilus," an iconic luxury sports watch first introduced in 1976 as the reference 3700 that is still in production today.

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Ref. 3800/1
An attractive yellow gold and stainless steel wristwatch with center seconds and bracelet

百達翡麗,「Nautilus」型號3800/1,精鋼和18K黃金自動上弦鏈帶腕錶,配日期顯示,約1990年製。附後補證書

1990
37.5mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and bracelet signed

Estimate
HK$80,000 - 150,000 
€8,800-16,500
$10,300-19,200

sold for HK$150,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
thomasperazzi@phillips.com

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
ziyongho@phillips.com

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
jillchen@phillips.com

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SIX

Hong Kong Auction 29 May 2018