Exclusive Timepieces 23 –⁠ 24 April 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

A wide and extremely attractive selection of collectible timepieces from leading collectors, such as Goldberger with the third part of the famous “Rolex Connoisseur Collection”. Also offered: an assortment of the most sought-after contemporary watches such as the platinum Patek Philippe Nautilus, some very rare examples of the Royal Oak, a single owner’s collection of extraordinary Stella dials Rolex DayDates.

Session I
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Session II
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Session III
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273

177 Patek Philippe Very Rare and Fine, Open Face, Chronograph Pocket Watch in Pink-gold, With Vertical 30-minute Recorder, Pulsation Dial, Reference 685, With Extract from the Archives

Estimate: € 30,000 –⁠ 60,000

Sold € 42,900

Lot Description

Model: Pocket Watch
Reference: 685
Case Material: Pink Gold
Year: 1938
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 13″
Case N°: 619 329
Movement N°: 862209
Dimensions: 47 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Box and Extract From Archives

The present pocket watch is a genuine and fascinating open face chronograph very well preserved. The circular case is in 18k pink gold and still presents the hallmarks, Patek Philippe signature and serial numbers very crisp and deep, while on the back are engraved the letters A.B. The peculiarities of the present watch can be found on the pink dial that presents applied gold Arabic numbers and indexes, outer minute and chronograph ring, tachometer scale calibrated for 30 pulsations, subsidiary seconds and minute register. The lot is offered with the Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in pink gold in 1938 and its subsequent sale on 11 September 1939.