Exclusive Timepieces 22 –⁠ 23 October 2022 | Monaco

Auction Details

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

41 Patek Philippe Very Rare and Elegant, Nautilus, Automatic Wristwatch in Steel and Gold, Reference 3800, With Extract from the Archives

Estimate: € 20,000 –⁠ 40,000

Sold € 29,900

Model: Nautilus
Reference: 3800/1
Case Material: Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold
Bracelet Material: Stainless Steel and Yellow Gold
Year: 1980s
Movement: Automatic
Caliber: 335SC
Case N°: 2804171
Movement N°: 1424315
Dimensions: 37 mm
Signed: Dial, Case and Movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

Patek Philippe has always been a watch brand for the lucky few as they are the creator of the most exclusive timepieces in the world. Among these incredible 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. Be it for a woman or a man, with complications or time only, this model is now one of the most appreciated of all the history of horology. The Nautilus 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. So it was that 4 years later Patek Philippe decided to launch a reference of smaller dimensions and more in line with the general tastes: the 3800. Its stainless steel case features a beautiful yellow-gold bezel ad the bracelet as well is a mix of steel and yellow gold preserved perfectly which has developed a nice patina, giving the watch a lot of character. The dark blue sigma dial is pure and the yellow-gold indexes show up excellently. Preserved in excellent overall condition, this further enhances its overall appeal and rendering it a highlight for the collector of rare timepieces.