CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 3998
A YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH DATE,
MADE IN 1996
Calibre: cal. 315 SC automatic, 30 jewels
Movement number: 3'003'303
Case: 18k yellow gold, screw down case back
Case number: 2'996'548
Closure: black Patek Philippe alligator strap and 18k yellow gold Henri Stern buckle
Size: 34 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1996 and its subsequent sale on 30 August 1996
The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The date function is working properly. The case, bands and case back with minor signs of wear. Other wise the watch is in excellent condition. The buckle with minor signs of wear.
Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts.
You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.
Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.