84 Patek Philippe Very Elegant and Timeless, Open Face Pocket Watch Converted into Wristwatch, in White-gold, With Breguet Numerals

Estimate: €2,000 –⁠ 4,000

Sold (Premium)€6,500

Model: Converted Pocket Watch
Case Material: White Gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1930's Converted in the Late 1980's
Movement: Manual
Case N°: 607158
Movement N°: 816165
Dimensions: 40 mm
Signed: Dial, Movement and Case

The timeless elegance and inherent virtue of a pocket watch reach new heights when considering one crafted by the renowned Swiss brand Patek Philippe. The legacy of Patek Philippe is one steeped in a rich history of precision, craftsmanship, and unparalleled quality. Known for pushing the boundaries of horological innovation, Patek Philippe has established itself as a true icon in the world of luxury timepieces. In the 1980s, recognizing the enduring appeal of the pocket watch, a discerning owner made a remarkable decision to transform this horological treasure into a wristwatch. Seeking the expertise of a trusted jeweler, the owner opted to integrate two fixed lugs, seamlessly anchoring a wrist strap and allowing the pocket watch to transition effortlessly to wrist wear. The outcome is a stunning timepiece that retains its original charm and captivates with its simplicity, showcasing a perfect blend of heritage and modernity. The circular case, featuring a rounded bezel and a snap-on back, is meticulously crafted in white gold, maintaining its allure in remarkably appealing conditions. The brushed silver dial boasts the rarity of applied Breguet numerals, adding a touch of sophistication. Positioned at 6 o’clock, a subsidiary second dial complements the overall aesthetic, accompanied by the distinctive Breguet hands that further accentuate the watch’s classic appeal. This unique creation not only testifies to the enduring allure of Patek Philippe but also exemplifies the brand’s commitment to individuality and craftsmanship. As a result, this transformed pocket-to-wrist watch stands as a testament to the timeless legacy and innovation that define Patek Philippe’s illustrious journey in the world of haute horlogerie.