Lot 2104
  • 2104

PATEK PHILIPPE | A SILVER OPENFACE INKING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH BOX, MADE IN 1879

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40,000 - 60,000 HKD
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Description

  • A SILVER OPENFACE INKING CHRONOGRAPH WATCH WITH BOX, MADE IN 1879
Dial: enamelCalibre: cal. 20''' cylinderCase: silver, snap on case backCase number: 58'239Size: 57 mm diameterSigned: case, dial and movementAccessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1879 and its subsequent sale on 17 January 1879

Catalogue Note

Patek Philippe made close to 100 inking chronographs from 1878 to around 1892. The inking chronograph is fitted with a hand composed of two parts. The lower part has an ink bow and the upper part a needle, which when activated, pushes the lower part of the hand to release a trace of ink on the dial. This gives a visual display of the elapsed time. The present watch is a nice example, which is still operating today.  

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