Tiffany & Co. - The 2021 New York Watch Auction New York Saturday, December 11, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: Tiffany & Co.
    Year: 1936
    Reference No: 425
    Movement No: 830’635
    Case No: 612’796
    Model Name: Tegolino
    Material: 18K yellow gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 9’’’90, 18 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle
    Dimensions: 41mm overall length
    Signed: Case and movement signed by maker, dial by retailer
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming date of manufacture of the present watch in 1936 and its subsequent sale on August 5th, 1936.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The prestigious American-based retailer Tiffany & Co. was founded in 1837. Patek Philippe and Tiffany began an association in 1851, and today remains one of the oldest continuous partnerships in the world of horology. It was some ten years later that the firm began selling watches under its own name, continuing until the present day. In order to be associated with the high quality Tiffany & Co. brand, oftentimes watch companies made timepieces on behalf of Tiffany to be sold in their stores. These commissioned watches today are highly sought after, especially when found in excellent condition.

    Patek Philippe’s rectangular-shaped reference 425 wristwatch was launched in 1934 and remained in production for over 37 years - a popular design that became a guide for the brand’s subsequent rectangular models. The present reference 425 is only the 10th known example to be offered at auction with “Tiffany & Co.” signature, however it is the only known example to solely feature the famed retailer’s signature on the dial without the brand’s signature.

    All original, the charismatic silvered dial with hard enamel printing has developed a wonderful patina that is certain to delight. The faceted case is also preserved an excellent overall condition. It is a superb example of a vintage Tiffany-signed Patek Philippe wristwatch with a classic 20th-century design.



Lot offered with No Reserve

Ref. 425
A very rare and fine yellow gold rectangular wristwatch, made by Patek Philippe for Tiffany & Co.

41mm overall length
Case and movement signed by maker, dial by retailer

$3,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $4,032

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The 2021 New York Watch Auction

New York Auction 11 - 12 December 2021