Patek Philippe & Co. Geneve. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph wristwatch together with Patek Philippe Extract from Archives Ref:130, Case No.628893, Movement No.862846, Made in 1942, Sold October 13th 1942
Lot 273
Patek Philippe & Co. Geneve. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph wristwatch together with Patek Philippe Extract from Archives Ref:130, Case No.628893, Movement No.862846, Made in 1942, Sold October 13th 1942
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 42,020) inc. premium
Lot Details
Patek Philippe & Co. Geneve. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph wristwatch together with Patek Philippe Extract from Archives
Ref:130, Case No.628893, Movement No.862846, Made in 1942, Sold October 13th 1942
23-jewel 13''' manual wind chronograph movement with 8 adjustments and bi-metallic balance, silvered dial with applied gilt hour dots with Roman 6 and 12, printed seconds and outer base scale, subsidiary dials for running seconds and 30 minute recording, polished round case with snap on back, squared chronograph pushers flanking the crown, case, dial and movement signed
33mm.

Footnotes

  • The production of the simple chronograph with reference 130 was launched in 1934. The model was produced in different precious metal versions as well as in stainless steel.

    Further examples of early reference 130 chronographs with sector dials are illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 263 and in Ore d'Oro 2 by Jader Barracca, Negretti, Franco Nencini, pl. C9.

    This watch is been sold by the original owner's family and has never been offered at auction before.
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