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

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1895
    Movement No: 97'527
    Case No: 218'409
    Material: 18k pink gold
    Calibre: Mechanical, 19'''
    Dimensions: 53 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case and dial signed, movement and cuvette numbered
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch with enamel dial, Dauphine hour markers and small seconds hands in 1895 and its subsequent sale on 16 March 1900.
    Literature: For another example of a minute repeating openface chronograph watch in pink gold, please see Patek Philippe Museum, Patek Philippe Volume II, page 355.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Repeating in phase and chronograph operating as it should, the present open face Patek Philippe pocket watch is presented in very good overall condition.

  • 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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A fine and rare pink gold minute repeating openface chronograph watch with enamel dial

53 mm. diameter
Case and dial signed, movement and cuvette numbered

HK$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for HK$250,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: ONE

Hong Kong Auction 1 December 2015 11am