Lot 171
  • 171

Patek Philippe

5,000 - 7,000 USD
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  • Patek Philippe
  • yellow gold
  • length 33 mm
• cal. 23-300 manual winding nickel lever movement, stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels • gilt dial, applied gold baton indexes and hands • 18k yellow gold rectangular case, lapis lazuli insert for bezel and lugs, solid snap on case back • case, dial, and movement signed 


The movement is running at time of cataloguing, 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. Case in overall fair condition with wear, scuffing and indentations consistent with age and use. Indentation to the bezel at 1. Scuffing and scratching to the bezel overall. Some wear to the bezel where the crystal meets. Light oxidation throughout. Wear between the lug area likely from opening and closing. Lapis Lazuli with some soft wear. Please note that there is an associated bracelet with an approximate circumference of 180 mm. The bracelet and clasp are not made by Patek Philippe. Dial in overall good condition with some light wear and surface dots under inspection. Movement in good condition.
"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."

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives confirming the year of manufacture in 1967 and date of sale on May 24th, 1968.

Ref. 3519 was made from 1965 until the early 1970s. Made in a limited production, the present example is very fine with lapis lazuli accents.