A very fine and rare platinum wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date, diamond indexes, bracelet and certificate of origin

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  • Condition Report

  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1995
    Reference No: 3800/1
    Movement No: 3’021’294
    Case No: 2’990’806
    Model Name: Nautilus
    Material: Platinum and diamonds
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 330 SC, 29 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Platinum Patek Philippe bracelet, max length 185mm
    Clasp/Buckle: Platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 37mm Diameter
    Signed: Dial, case, movement, bracelet and clasp
    Accessories: Further accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 20th December 1996, instruction manual, product literature and leather folio. Further delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the year of production in 1995 and its subsequent date of sale on 9th December 1996.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Patek Philippe launched the reference 3800 in 1981 with a smaller case dimension measuring 37mm to cater towards a wider unisex audience.

    The reference 3800 bear much of the same aesthetics as the 3700 however an additional seconds hand has been applied. First launched in stainless steel, the reference was available in various case and dial configurations with some more common and some rarer.

    The present example encased in platinum fitted with a blue ribbed diamond indexed dial is a rare variant of the reference and presented in absolute excellent overall condition with very minimal signs of use and wear and is further complete with the original certificate and an Extract from the Archives issued by Patek Philippe confirming its year of manufacture in 1995, fitted with a 3rd series cal. 330 SC.

  • 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
A very fine and rare platinum wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date, diamond indexes, bracelet and certificate of origin

百達翡麗,型號3800/1,十分精細罕有,鉑金自動上弦鏈帶腕錶,備日期顯示、中心秒針、鑽石時標錶盤,1995年製。附原裝證書、錶盒、配件

1995
37mm Diameter
Dial, case, movement, bracelet and clasp

Estimate
HK$470,000 - 780,000 
€54,300-90,100
$60,300-100,000

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Thomas Perazzi
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thomasperazzi@phillips.com
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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE

Hong Kong Auction 25-26 November 2019