PATEK PHILIPPE. A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, MADE FOR THE JAPANESE MARKET TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF PATEK PHILIPPE
PATEK PHILIPPE. A STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH, MADE FOR THE JAPANESE MARKET TO COMMEMORATE THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF PATEK PHILIPPE.SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3718, MOVEMENT NO. 1'815'481, CASE NO. 2'857'099, MANUFACTURED IN 1988.Cal. 215 mechanical movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, ivory-white dial, applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, snap on back with engraved Patek Philippe 1839-1989 and Calatrava cross in relief, stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed.32 mm. diam..Special Notice.Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country..View Lot Notes >.Lot Notes.US$9,000-13,000.With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with ivory-white dial and white gold indexes in 1988 and its subsequent sale in 21 Decemeber 1988.This special edition was manufactured exclusively for the Japanese market to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Patek Philippe. According to our research, 500 pieces were manufactured in total with two different types of dials, one in silver and the other in darker silver..Furthermore, the present lot is fresh to the market and according to our research, less than 16 pieces have re-surfaced at auction thus far.