Description: • cal. 215 PS manual winding lever movement, stamped with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance • white dial, painted black
Breguet hands, subsidiary seconds, outer minute track • 18k white gold
Officier case, screw set lugs, hinged solid case back •
case, cuvette, dial and movement signed
• with an 18k white gold
Patek Philippe buckle
Dimensions: diameter 33 mm
Condition Report: CASE Case in overall good condition with light wear, surface scuffing, and small nicks consistent with age and regular use. Lugs with small nicks and wear throughout. Screws to the lugs also with material wear and oxidation. Hallmarks to lower and upper lugs are visible. Hinge area with some oxidation. Part of a protective adhesive still apparent to the case back. Buckle with equivalent wear and scuffs. DIAL Dial in overall very good condition with light debris. Hands and center arbor with some oxidation. MOVEMENT The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."