Patek Philippe. A 18K Gold Automatic Perpetual Calendar in German Wristwatch with Moon phases with box, Certificate of Origin and Invoice from the retailer Heinz Wipperfeld dated 25th of June 1970, Ref:3448, Case No.325492, Movement No.1119136

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Patek Philippe. A Rare and Important Yellow Gold Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch with Moon Phases, with Certificate of Origin and Original Purchase Receipt Invoice

Sold for HK$ 938,125 (US$ 120,674) inc. premium
Patek Philippe. A Rare and Important Yellow Gold Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch with Moon Phases, with Certificate of Origin and Original Purchase Receipt Invoice
Model: 3448
Movement No: 1'119'136, signed
Case No: 325'492
Year: 1970
Calibre: 27-460 Q automatic
Dial: Silvered, perpetual calendar date and month in German, signed
Case: 37mm, 18k yellow gold, screw back, signed
Strap: Endangered species, signed
Accompaniments: Certificate of Origin, purchase receipt invoice and Patek Philippe Extract from Archives

Footnotes

  • 百達翡麗,3448型號,罕有重要黃金萬年曆自動上弦腕錶,配月相顯示,年份1970。附證書、當年買入收據及候補資料庫精萃。


    Patek Phillipe presented the world with its first Perpetual Calendar wristwatch in 1925. In 1962, Patek Philippe released Reference 3448, an automatic Perpetual Calendar wristwatch, and the popularity and demand for such style drastically increased after the release. Reference 3448 is one of the most elegant and wearable Patek Philippe timepieces. The simplicity of a Calatrava meets the complications of a Perpetual Calendar. For Reference 3448, there were only 589 examples made including 450 pieces in yellow gold, and the production of the watch ended in 1981.

    The watch is fitted with a patented Patek Philippe 27-460Q calibre. The perpetual calendar is elegantly presented in 37mm a very oversized slim case designed by Antoine Gerlach. Asides the case design, the lugs unlike anything designed at that period. They were angular and sharp, and they gave off a crisp, clean vibe and it became an instant classic.

    The presented example was manufactured in 1970 and with crisp original hallmarks on the case. Also, it comes with the Certificate of Origin, Purchase receipt and Patek Philippe Extract from Archives. This stunning timepiece is much sought after by the top watch collectors of the world.
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Patek Philippe. A 18K Gold Automatic Perpetual Calendar in German Wristwatch with Moon phases with box, Certificate of Origin and Invoice from the retailer Heinz Wipperfeld dated 25th of June 1970, Ref:3448, Case No.325492, Movement No.1119136
Patek Philippe. A 18K Gold Automatic Perpetual Calendar in German Wristwatch with Moon phases with box, Certificate of Origin and Invoice from the retailer Heinz Wipperfeld dated 25th of June 1970, Ref:3448, Case No.325492, Movement No.1119136
Patek Philippe. A 18K Gold Automatic Perpetual Calendar in German Wristwatch with Moon phases with box, Certificate of Origin and Invoice from the retailer Heinz Wipperfeld dated 25th of June 1970, Ref:3448, Case No.325492, Movement No.1119136
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