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.
Saturday 23 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 1 to 103
Sunday 24 April at 10:30 a.m. – lots 104 to 181
Sunday 24 April at 2:30 p.m. – lots 182 to 273
45 Patek Philippe Attractive and Elegant, Calatrava, Wristwatch in Gold, Porcelain Dial, Reference 3919, With Certificate of Origin
Estimate: € 10,000 – 20,000
Sold € 12,220
Case Material: Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Yellow Gold
Case N°: 2899425
Movement N°: 1827203
Dimensions: 34 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Certificate of Origin
The lot here offered is a truly fine example of reference 3919 in 18k yellow gold. The reference 3919 Calatrava is one of the most popular Calatrava models in its long history. This watch has a unique case with lugs and a solid section that anchors the lugs to the case, completed by sapphire crystal and crown signed with the Calatrava Cross. The white porcelain dial with Roman numbers and blackened hands and subsidiary seconds dial is also in surprising conditions considering it’s over 30 years of age. The caliber is the 215 PS movement, an engineering marvel, one of the most highly jeweled calibers for a time-only watch produced by Patek Philippe. The present lot is enhanced by a marvelous yellow-gold bracelet with chain-link style. With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin confirming the movement, case material, caliber, reference and the sale in 1952.