Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 45
"Ellipse Squelette" Patek Philippe, Genève, “Ellipse”, No. 1389393, case No. 555730 Ref. 3880. Made in August 1985. Very fine and elegant, oval, skeletonized, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box and the Extract from the Archives. Property of an English Gentleman
C. Two-body, solid, polished, transparent case back, rounded bezel, "Vendôme" type lugs, cabochon sapphire-set windingcrown, sapphire crystals. D. Blued steel "cathédrale" hands. M. Cal. 177, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, gilt brass, entirely engraved and skeletonized, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring. Dial and movement signed. Dim. 27 x 37 mm. Thickness 4 mm.
Estimate: 12,000 USD - 16,000 USD
Estimate: 9,000 EUR - 12,000 EUR
Grading system

C 3 D 01 M 2 AA
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Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
28-03-2007
Sold including buyer's premium:
23,600 USD