Patek Philippe - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE Hong Kong Monday, November 30, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1965
    Reference No: 3289/24
    Movement No: 986'512
    Case No: 2'641'019
    Material: 18k yellow gold, sapphires and diamonds
    Calibre: Mechanical, 13'5, 20 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe bracelet, 155 mm. maximum length
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe folding clasp stamped Patek Philippe & Co.
    Dimensions: 20 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch is set with 8 sapphire weighing approximately 1.07 carats, 8 diamonds weighing approximately 0.19 carats and 6 diamonds weighing approximately 0.35 carats in 1965 and its subsequent sale on 7 June 1966. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    This Patek Philippe bracelet watch reference 3289/24 is both a watch and a lovely piece of jewellery. Manufactured in 1965, its bark-finished bracelet is further enhanced with diamonds and sapphires, giving the watch an elegant yet prominent position on any wearer's wrist.

  • Artist Biography

    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. 3289/24
A lady's fine and unusual yellow gold, sapphire and diamond-set bracelet watch

20 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$72,000 - 100,000 

Sold for HK$112,500

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

Hong Kong Auction 1 December 2015 11am