Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco

Auction Details

Morning Session:
Lots 1 – 100, starting at 10:30 AM CET
Afternoon Session:
Lots 101 – 264, starting at 2:30 PM CET

Monaco Legend Group is focusing, in this Autumn Auction Catalogue, to offer a variety of beautiful timepieces where the winning point has to be the combination between rarity, quality and price.

54 Patek Philippe Very Elegant Square-shaped Wristwatch in White Gold and Lapis Lazuli, Reference 3578/1, Accompained by Extract from the Archives

Estimate: € 6,000 –⁠ 12,000

Sold € 7,800

Lot Description

Reference: 3578/1
Case Material: White gold and lapis lazuli
Bracelet Material: White gold
Year: 1976
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 177
Case N°: 2765079
Movement N°: 1362189
Dimensions: 30 mm x 26 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

The present lady watch is a wonderful creation of Patek Philippe reflecting the elegance of the 70s, period in which this watch was manufactured. It is a very fine and elegant rectangular specimen, reference 3578/1, in total 18k white gold. The two-body polished and brushed case is chic and very well preserved with lapis-lazuli bezel inserts, snap on back and cabochon-set winding crown. It is embellished by a 18K white-gold Patek Philippe woven bracelet. The cream dial is with applied blackened white-gold baton indexes and shows no signs of damage. It is powered by a manual caliber 177. With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in white-gold with two lapis lazuli, Opaline silvered dial in 1976 and its subsequent sale on 13 January 1978.