Exclusive Timepieces 17 October 2021 | Monaco

Auction Details

It is with great pleasure that we present you our new catalogue of fall 2021. A wonderful journey through the world of watch collecting.

Morning Session:
10:30 AM CEST – lots 100 to 169
Afternoon Session:
2:30 PM CEST – lots 170 to 288

234 Patek Philippe Very Rare and Elegant Nautilus Automatic Wristwatch in Steel and Yellow Gold, Reference 4700/1, With Date

Estimate: € 5,000 –⁠ 10,000

Sold € 7,410

Lot Description

Model: Nautilus
Reference: 4700/1
Case Material: Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold
Year: 1980's
Movement: Quartz
Caliber: E 19C
Case N°: 557487
Movement N°: 1523317
Dimensions: 30 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case

Among all Patek’s masterpieces, in the last years there is one which has gained a really special place in people’s heart thanks to its unique design: the Nautilus. It first saw light in 1976 and it has being advertised as a watch that worked equally well with a wet suit as with a dinner suit. Coming from yet another great idea by Gerald Genta it has been realized in many different materials and with many complications, all having in common the shape of the case looks like a porthole with protruding “ears” on each side of the case and with an eight-sided, curved bezel. This particular model offered here is a very rare and unusual reference 4700 realized in Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold with bracelet and quartz movement. Its stainless steel and yellow-gold case features a beautiful bezel and the double-material bracelet as well is preserved perfectly. The champagne sigma dial is pure featuring yellow-gold baton minute indexes. Preserved in excellent overall condition, this further enhances its overall appeal making it a highlight for the collector of rare timepieces.