Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold manual wind chronograph wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases together with original Certificate of Origin, setting tool and Patek Philippe box  Ref:3970E, Movement No.875693, Circa 1996

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Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold manual wind chronograph wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases together with original Certificate of Origin, setting tool and Patek Philippe box
Ref:3970E, Movement No.875693, Circa 1996

Sold for £ 46,250 (US$ 65,427) inc. premium
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold manual wind chronograph wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases together with original Certificate of Origin, setting tool and Patek Philippe box
Ref:3970E, Movement No.875693, Circa 1996
24-jewel Cal.CH27-70Q manual wind movement adjusted to temperature, isochronism and positions, stamped with the Geneva Seal, free sprung Gyromax balance, silvered dial with applied gold baton numerals and gold feuille hands, apertures for day and month at 12, subsidiary dials for running small seconds with 24 hours recording, 30-minute register with leap year indicator, date with moonphases, brushed and polished case with screw down exhibition back, concave bezel, two chronograph buttons in the band, fitted black crocodile leather strap with 18ct gold pin buckle, together with fitted box, outer card, Certificate of Origin, instruction booklet, Official Watch Service Centres booklet, setting tool and swing tag, case, dial and movement signed
35mm.

Footnotes

  • Patek Philippe commenced production of the modern classic perpetual calendar chronograph Reference 3970 in 1986, as a successor to the much lauded Reference 2499. The Reference 3970 comprises a total of four series, this one been a third series. These were created in succession until 2004.

    This present watch is being sold by the original owner and has never been offered at auction before.
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Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold manual wind chronograph wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases together with original Certificate of Origin, setting tool and Patek Philippe box  Ref:3970E, Movement No.875693, Circa 1996
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