Patek Philippe & Co. An unusual 18k gold horizontal rectangular 'drivers' wristwatch Ref.402, Movement No.200'317, Case No.610'662, movement made in 1920, cased in 1934, sold on February 6, 1935
Lot 719
Patek Philippe & Co. An unusual 18k gold horizontal rectangular 'drivers' wristwatch Ref.402, Movement No.200'317, Case No.610'662, movement made in 1920, cased in 1934, sold on February 6, 1935
Sold for US$ 14,400 inc. premium
Lot Details
Patek Philippe & Co. An unusual 18k gold horizontal rectangular 'drivers' wristwatch
Ref.402, Movement No.200'317, Case No.610'662, movement made in 1920, cased in 1934, sold on February 6, 1935
Cal.8-lignes nickel plated 18 jewel movement with eight adjustments, silvered dial with applied baton markers, dauphine hands, 18k gold horizontal rectangular case on Patek Philippe strap, case, dial and movement signed
width 26mm.

Footnotes

  • With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives

    Drivers watches were designed to be worn on the side of the wrist to allow the dial to be viewed by the driver while holding the steering wheel, examples by such prestigious companies as Patek Philippe were made in limited numbers and today very rare.
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