PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937
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PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 492 A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

PATEK PHILIPPE


REF 492

A YELLOW GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH MADE IN 1937


Dial: silvered

Caliber: manual winding rectangular movement, 18 jewels

Movement number: 831844

Case: 18k yellow gold, personally inscribed snap on case back

Case number: 615183

Closure: associated 14k bracelet with folding clasp

Dimensions: diameter 44 mm

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the year of manufacture in 1937, and sale on December 20th 1938 with silvered dial and Breguet numerals.


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Condition Report

CASE

Case is attractive with stepped lugs. Case has likely received previous professional polish. Gold mark to right side case band highly rubbed, but the impression is present. Case bands with light surface scratches. Case with light scuffing and wear throughout. Snap on case back is personally inscribed " Charles B Retz." Crystal glazing with wear to perimeter. Some scratches to the glazing. Associated bracelet is stamped 14K. Bracelet with equivalent scuffing and wear. 

DIAL

Dial with age and yelling throughout, with surface spots and light debris. Some light oxidation and debris to indexes and hands. 

MOVEMENT

The movement is running at time of cataloging, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The online condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance purposes only. The images of the lot also form part of the online condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Any reference to condition in the online condition report does not amount to a full description of condition. The online condition report may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the online condition report of the lot or shown in the online images of the lot (for example, the online condition report may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome). Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. The online condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the online condition report is a statement of subjective, qualified opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's (for example, information regarding colour, clarity and weight of gemstones are statements of opinion only and not statements of fact by Sotheby's). Please also note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and wrist bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. In addition, certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot (for example, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades). For these reasons, the online condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. Prospective buyers should also refer to the Buying at Auction guide which includes important notices concerning the type of property in this sale. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species. Please be advised that wristbands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS (ONLINE ONLY).

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Online bidding closed02 Apr 2019 | 05:54 PM GMT