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.

98 Patek Philippe Elegant and Tasteful Gondolo Rectangular Wristwatch in Yellow Gold, Reference 3733, With Lapis Lazuli Dial and Extract from the Archives

Estimate: € 6,000 –⁠ 12,000

Sold € 9,360

Lot Description

Reference: 3733
Case Material: Yellow gold
Bracelet Material: Leather strap
Year: 1977
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 215
Case N°: 2768557
Movement N°: 1325753
Dimensions: 29 mm x 34 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

The Gondolo offered here is the result of years of experimentation: this reference 3733 features a dial made with one of the most appreciated hard stones that can be used in horology: lapis lazuli. Its penetrating blue color is made even more evident by the total lack of indexes and by the unique presence of the white signature and the gold feuille hands. Lapis lazuli is also reused for the cabochon to adjust the time at 3 o’clock while the rectangular size case has a particular enlarged stripped decoration. Preserved in good overall condition, at the time of production this watch was intended for a man’s wrist, but it would also be suitable for a lady. With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in yellow gold with lapis lazuli dial in 1977 and its subsequent sale on 26 July 1978.