One of the finest selections of vintage and contemporary watches we were able to put together. We tried to do our best to offer you extremely rare and well preserved collectable pieces of the best manufactures.
Session I: Saturday 22 October, 2:30 PM – lots 1 to 104
Session II: Sunday 23 October, 10:30 AM – lots 105 to 179
Session III: Sunday 23 October, 2:30 PM – lots 180 to 271
174 Patek Philippe Very Elegant and Timeless, Open Face Pocket Watch, in Yellow Gold, With Breguet Numerals and Enamel Decoration
Estimate: € 5,000 – 10,000
Sold € 14,300
Model: Pocket Watch
Case Material: Yellow Gold and Enamel
Case N°: 409315
Movement N°: 806621
Dimensions: 45 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives
The elegance and virtue of a pocket watch are timeless. Moreover if the pocket watch has been manufactured by the Swiss brand Patek Philippe. Despite being a time-only watch, the present open-face specimen is absolutely fascinating in its simplicity. The circular case is totally in yellow gold with a bezel ornamented with Greek key pattern in black enamel. The champagne dial presents painted Breguet numbers, subsidiary second at 6 o’clock and blued steel spade hands. The case back is a piece of art, with burgundy red enamel and black enamel center depicting a silhouette of Greek figure. The movement is a caliber 17 ″’, cut bimetallic compensation balance. The lot is offered with the Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1923 and its subsequent sale on 18 August 1923.