1869 PATEK PHILIPPE Antique Bespoke Midsize 40mm Hunter Case Pocket Watch - 18K Gold. Bespoke Patek with Gorgeous Dial and Case.It is a bespoke piece exclusively Made for Mrs. Jimmie Pindell, May 12th, 1869 by Patek Philippe & Co. Owning any Patek is a true distinction..
Imagine owning a custom made one? Patek Philippe hand-engraved the case in stunning vermicelli detail accented by geometrical designs on the bands, so the watch doesn't have a single large non-decorated exterior surface. The dial is a stunning two-tone fancy dial with cream center and intricate light blue gray decoration somewhat suggestive of a Fleur de Lis pattern. It is feminine and sophisticated. Powering it is a Patek caliber with distinctive moustache counterpoise on the lever, wolf's tooth gearing, capped escape wheel and frosted gilt finishing.It is all original with a numbers matching case and is in very pleasing original condition appearing to have been worn seldom and carefully in appreciation of its quality and value and then safely stored away. It has not recently been polished if ever. Its untouched original porcelain dial is in just short perfect mint condition. Its case presents as close to mint. One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
If you would like us to obtain an Extract from the Patek Philippe archives for you please inquire. During the 1860's and'70's, Patek Philippe produced only fewer than approximately twenty watches per day (contrast this with Omega and other fine watch manufacturers that produced 500 - 1,200 pieces per day) making original examples very rare and collectable.
Dial : Porcelain, two-tone with inner cream section with intricate decoration in blue gray color, black painted Roman numerals and minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds, unsigned as was customary for the period, just short of mint condition with one short and light hairline by 8. Crystal : Mineral glass, vintage or original, excellent condition.
Case : 18K gold, four-piece open face design with cuvette, signed Patek Philippe with matching numbers, approx. Bow/Crown : Gold, original, excellent condition with light wear and bow pivots fairly freely.
Movement : Extremely high grade Patek Philippe pocket chronometer, moustache counterpoise, wolf's tooth gearing, capped escape wheel, frosted gilt, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator, stem wound - stem set. Function : Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds.
Date built: May 12th, 1869. Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds.
33,087 (case number stamped on both cuvette and case back), Made for Mrs. Case condition: Close to mint. As is often the case the front lid spring has lost a bit of its zest but opens just fine. Dial: Porcelain, two-tone with inner cream section with intricate decoration in blue gray color, black painted Roman numerals and minute track, sunk subsidiary seconds, unsigned as was customary for the period, just short of mint condition with one short and light hairline by 8. Hands: Original, blue steel, "Breguet moons" wonderfully aged to purple, excellent condition.
Movement type: Extremely high grade Patek Philippe pocket chronometer, moustache counterpoise, wolf's tooth gearing, capped escape wheel, frosted gilt, self-compensating flat balance spring, index regulator, stem wound - stem set. Movement markings: It is correctly unsigned for the period. Crystal type: Mineral glass, vintage or original, excellent condition. Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment. Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system.
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The item "1869 PATEK PHILIPPE Antique Bespoke Midsize 40mm Pocket Watch 18K Gold" is in sale since Monday, March 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches".
The seller is "connoisseur_of_time" and is located in Suwanee, Georgia. This item can be shipped worldwide.