Lot 2344
  • 2344

PATEK PHILIPPE | CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1959

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 HKD
Sold
50,000 HKD
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Description

  • CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1959
Dial: silveredCalibre: cal. 12-400 mechanical, 18 jewelsMovement number: 728'595Case: 18k yellow gold, snap on case backCase number: 310'414Closure: brown unsigned leather strap and 18k yellow gold buckleSize: 30.5 mm diameterSigned: case, dial and movement Accessories: Patek Philippe Certificat d'Origine et de Garantie, spare crystal and presentation box. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1959 and its subsequent sale on 24 March 1960

Catalogue Note

Introduced in 1932, reference 96 is one of Patek Philippe's most iconic and designed wristwatches. The present lot was inspired by the Bauhaus movement, a concept proposed by the German school of architecture and Applied Arts and that the function of a watch dictates its form.
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