Lot 139
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PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENÈVE | A RARE AND FINE GOLD OPEN-FACED JUMP HOUR KEYLESS LEVER WATCH RETAILED BY ENRICO VOLPE, BARI1886, NO. 75.345

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 CHF
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Description

  • Patek Philippe & Co., Genève
  • A RARE AND FINE GOLD OPEN-FACED JUMP HOUR KEYLESS LEVER WATCH RETAILED BY ENRICO VOLPE, BARI1886, NO. 75.345
  • diameter 54mm
Movement: 19''' frosted gilded, moustache lever, wolf's tooth winding, the regulation arm indicating to a scale calibrated to the central bridge, signed and numbered Patek PhilippeDial: white enamel, outer minute ring with Arabic 5-minute divisions, sunken subsidiary seconds, blued steel minute hand, oval aperture for hours, signed Patek Philippe & Co., Genève and Enrico Volpe, BariCase: 18ct pink gold, plain polished back, fluted band, gold polished cuvette signed and numbered Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, 75.345 and Enrico Volpe, Bari

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives confirming production in 1886 and sale on 21 June 1887. The Extract further confirms the fluted case band. This watch belongs to an exceedingly rare group of jump-hour watches made by Patek Philippe. According to research, only ten watches featuring such a complication have come to market.

A similar watch, No. 93923, also retailed by Enrico Volpe was sold at Sotheby's Geneva, 12 May 2019, lot 84.

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