Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel wristwatch with indirect sweep centre seconds and Roman numerals Calatrava, Ref:96, Case No.653825, Movement No.861724
Lot 200
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel wristwatch with indirect sweep centre seconds and Roman numerals Calatrava, Ref:96, Case No.653825, Movement No.861724
Sold for £13,200 (US$ 22,186) inc. premium
Lot Details
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel wristwatch with indirect sweep centre seconds and Roman numerals
Calatrava, Ref:96, Case No.653825, Movement No.861724
Cal.12"'SC, with nickel-finished lever movement, the silvered dial with applied Roman numerals at the quarters and further dot hour markers, blued steel hands, indirect sweep centre seconds, in circular brushed finish case with snap on back, downturned lugs, fitted Patek Philippe leather strap together with a stainless steel buckle, case, dial and movement signed
31mm.

Footnotes

  • Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of this watch in 1948 and its subsequent sale on February 28th 1949. It has never been offered at auction before.

    The production of reference 96 was launched in 1932. The present watch with its combination of several rare features such as stainless steel case, indirect centre seconds and Roman numerals make this an attractive watch for collectors. Furthermore this watch has recently undergone a full service and overhaul by Patek Philippe's workshops in Geneva.
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