Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with phases of the moon and Certificate of Origin Ref:3970E, Case No.2919373, Movement No.876285, Circa 1991
Lot 266
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with phases of the moon and Certificate of Origin
Ref:3970E, Case No.2919373, Movement No.876285, Circa 1991
Sold for £43,750 (US$ 68,939) inc. premium

Lot Details
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with phases of the moon and Certificate of Origin
Ref:3970E, Case No.2919373, Movement No.876285, Circa 1991
24-jewel Cal.CH27-70Q chronograph movement adjusted to temperature and 5 positions, Gyromax balance, Geneva quality seal, silvered dial with applied gold faceted baton numerals, gold baton hour and minute hands, blued steel chronograph hand, subsidiary dials for 30 minute register incorporating 24 hour indication and 12 hour register with leap year index, date ring with aperture for moon phases, day and month in two apertures below 12, screw back case with concave bezel and downturned lugs, fitted leather strap with 18ct gold Patek Philippe buckle, together with fitted Patek Philippe box, outer card and leather wallet, certificate, instruction booklet, spare strap, exhibition back and setting tool, case, dial and movement signed
35mm.

Footnotes

  • The reference 3970 was launched in 1986, the first generation examples were fitted with snap on case backs. In 1988 the model was modified to a water-resistant version with screw back. In 2004, reference 3970 was replaced by reference 5970.
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