Lot 4254: Pocket watch: important and extremely rare Patek Philippe 'INDEPENDENT SWEEP SECONDS WITH 1/5TH SECOND DIABLOTINE', Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève 1868 (NO LIVE FEE)
05 November 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 57 mm, ca. 130 g, probably American secondary case, so-called Cut-Hunter, gilt silver, dome signed and numbered, Patek Philippe & Co. Geneve No.27..., extremely rare Patek Philippe movement with stoppable seconds and stoppable, flashing 1/5 seconds; enamel dial in good condition, blued steel hands, replaced hour hand, in working order and in good condition, less then 10 pieces noted. All these watches were made in 1868/69 and have 27,000s serial numbers. One of these watches but with original case and number 27331 was rated in Geneva auction 2014 with 80,000-120,000 SwissFrancs (source:http://www.antiquorum.com/catalog/lots/patek-philippe-lot-286-982?browse_all=1&page=1&q=patek+diablotine)
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