Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
LOT 361
PATEK PHILIPPE LARGE & EARLY GOLD SPLIT-SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH WRISTWATCH CASED BY TIFFANY Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 111702, the case by Tiffany & Co. The movement made in 1900 and sold on July 16th, 1900. Extremely fine and exceptional, large and early, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with split-seconds chronograph, highly unusual 60-minute and 12-hour registers and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.
Four-body, Officier-type, polished, curved bezel, hinged case back with faint trace of engraved monogram, hinged curved gold screwed bar lugs, co-axial winding-crown for start/stop and return- to-zero functions of the chronograph, single button on the band between 1 and 2 for stop and reunite of the split-seconds hand, locking bolt at 2, concealed hinges. Hinged gold cuvette. White enamel with Breguet numerals, 60-minute register at 3, 12-hour register at 9, outer minute track and concentric fifths of a second track with red Arabic five-second numerals. Blued steel spade hands. 16''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 23 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, counterpoised straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, index regulator, split-seconds chronograph with visible work. Dial, case and movement signed Tiffany, movement and case numbered.
Estimate: 220,000 CHF - 320,000 CHF
Estimate: 1,875,000 HKD - 2,730,000 HKD
Estimate: 242,000 USD - 352,000 USD
Grading system

C 3 D 2-01 M 2*
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DIAM. 44.5 mm. THICKNESS 15 mm.
Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
10-11-2013
Sold including buyer's premium:
255,750 CHF