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Lot 202: An eighteen karat gold minute repeating pocket watch, Patek Philippe,
07 November 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
An eighteen karat gold minute repeating pocket watch, Patek Philippe
31 jewel movement no. 11549, screw set, split bi-metallic balance, adj. to temp. and multiple positions, case no. 224156, white dial with Breguet numerals and sunk subsidiary seconds dial at 3 o'clock.
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Overall condition: very good condition
Movement: very good to excellent overall condition, minute repeating 31 jewel movement no. 11549, screw set, split bi-metallic balance, adj. to temp. and multiple positions, free of corrosion, discoloration and excessive wear. Sets, winds and runs. Does not guarantee operation or accuracy.
Plunger for repeater and repeater operates properly., with one occasional exception. The third quarter chime functions sometimes and sometimes it does not function. It will chime properly for all other times, but when the minute hand is set past 9, It will sometimes only chime two pairs, rather than three.
Case back (inner & outer), hunter case and hinges: all in very good condition, some light scratches and wear.
Dust cover engraved:
Chronometer Repeater hours, quarters & minutes 31 ruby jewels adjusted heat, cold and positions
Case marked for Patek Philippe and 18k with Swiss marks.
Case back mongrammed: CHB
Dial & Hands: original in very good to excellent condition, dial with no cracks, hairlines or scratches. Blued feuille hands
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PLEASE NOTE: Some variations from these conditions can occur from the time of the original condition report to the day of the auction.
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