Lot 2242
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PATEK PHILIPPE | ELLIPSE, REFERENCE 3880 A YELLOW GOLD SKELETONISED WRISTWATCH, CIRCA 2000

Estimate
120,000 - 240,000 HKD
Sold
225,000 HKD
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Description

  • ELLIPSE, REFERENCE 3880 A YELLOW GOLD SKELETONISED WRISTWATCH, CIRCA 2000
Dial: skeletonisedCalibre: cal. 177 SQU mechanical, 18 jewelsMovement number: 1'389'200Case: 18k yellow gold, snap on sapphire crystal display backCase number: 544'871Closure: black Patek Philippe alligator strap and 18k yellow gold buckleSize: 21 mm length x 27 mm widthSigned: case, dial and movementAccessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch with skeletonized dial in 1980 and its subsequent sale on 24th September 1980

Catalogue Note

Skeletonised watches present the challenging art of cutting openings into plates and bridges until the limits of mechanical and functional feasibility are attained. Finely hand-engraved and decorated, the present reference 3880 skeletonized wristwatch offers a fascinating glimpse of the interaction of wheels and levers.
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