Description: • 13''' manual winding movement, 23 jewels, bi metallic compensation balance • silvered dial, applied yellow gold Roman numerals and baton indexes, yellow gold baton hands, blued steel chronograph hand, subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 30 minute register, outer minute track, outermost tachometer scale • 18k yellow gold case, concave bezel, solid snap on case back •
case, dial, and movement signed • with an
associated 18k yellow gold folding buckle
Dimensions: diameter 33 mm
Condition Report: CASE Case is oxidized throughout and with wear and surface scratches. Left side band with materials wear from opening and closing. The impression of the hallmark is still present. Scuffing and scratches and signs of previous polish. Case back with some undulating areas and small dents, especially toward the upper lugs, there is one deep dot shaped indentation. Two hallmarks present toward the center of the case back of two owls, an indicator of import to the French market. Rectangular pushes are well shaped, and the case back is very thick. the spring bars are yellow gold. Please note that the gold folding clasp is associated - hallmarked, but not signed Patek Philippe. Crystal glazing with scuffs and scratches throughout. DIAL Dial is very attractive with crisp delineations. Light surface markings, and some debris. 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. ***Please be advised that the bands on this watch are made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) and thus not sold with the watch, they are for display purposes only. We will remove these bands prior to international shipping.***
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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."