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Patek Philippe
CALATRAVA, REF 96 STAINLESS STEEL WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
Dial: silvered
Calibre: cal.12-120 PS manual winding, 18 jewels
Movement number: 827'710
Case: stainless steel, snap-on back
Case number: 614'759
Dimensions: 30.5 mm
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin and Extract from the Archives confirming date of sale on August 3rd, 1937
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Catalogue Note

The reference 96 can be divided into three series, and the present lot is an early example of the 2nd series, produced between 1935 and 1953. 

The stainless steel case was made by Taubert and bearing his mark 'FB' stamped on the inside case back. This watch makes a great addition to one's collection and comes with its Certificate of Origin as well as an Extract from the Archives.

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