View full screen - View 1 of Lot 2207. Reference 3970 | A highly important and possibly unique white gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indication, Breguet numerals at 12 o'clock and special salmon tachymetre dial, Made in 2008, Formerly in the collection of Eric Clapton, CBE | 百達翡麗 | 型號3970 | 非常重要及獨特白金萬年曆計時腕錶,備月相、24小時、閏年顯示、12時寶璣式時標及特製鮭魚色測速錶盤,2008年製,原為 Eric Clapton, CBE 收藏.
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Patek Philippe

Reference 3970 | A highly important and possibly unique white gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indication, Breguet numerals at 12 o'clock and special salmon tachymetre dial, Made in 2008, Formerly in the collection of Eric Clapton, CBE | 百達翡麗 | 型號3970 | 非常重要及獨特白金萬年曆計時腕錶,備月相、24小時、閏年顯示、12時寶璣式時標及特製鮭魚色測速錶盤,2008年製,原為 Eric Clapton, CBE 收藏

Estimate:

3,000,000 to - 5,000,000 HKD

Property of a World Renowned Collector

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe

Reference 3970 | A highly important and possibly unique white gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indication, Breguet numerals at 12 o'clock and special salmon tachymetre dial, Made in 2008, Formerly in the collection of Eric Clapton, CBE | 百達翡麗 | 型號3970 | 非常重要及獨特白金萬年曆計時腕錶,備月相、24小時、閏年顯示、12時寶璣式時標及特製鮭魚色測速錶盤,2008年製,原為 Eric Clapton, CBE 收藏

Reference 3970 | A highly important and possibly unique white gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indication, Breguet numerals at 12 o'clock and special salmon tachymetre dial, Made in 2008, Formerly in the collection of Eric Clapton, CBE | 百達翡麗 | 型號3970 | 非常重要及獨特白金萬年曆計時腕錶,備月相、24小時、閏年顯示、12時寶璣式時標及特製鮭魚色測速錶盤,2008年製,原為 Eric Clapton, CBE 收藏

Estimate:

3,000,000 to - 5,000,000 HKD

Lot sold:

6,104,000

HKD

Property of a World Renowned Collector


Patek Philippe

Reference 3970

A highly important and possibly unique white gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indication, Breguet numerals at 12 o'clock and special salmon tachymetre dial, Made in 2008, Formerly in the collection of Eric Clapton, CBE

百達翡麗

型號3970 

非常重要及獨特白金萬年曆計時腕錶,備月相、24小時、閏年顯示、12時寶璣式時標及特製鮭魚色測速錶盤,2008年製,原為 Eric Clapton, CBE 收藏


Dial: salmon

Calibre: cal. 27-70 Q mechanical, 24 jewels

Movement number: 3'049'137

Case: 18k white gold, screw down sapphire crystal display back 

Case number: 4'279'345

Closure: brown unsigned leather strap and 18k white gold Patek Philippe folding clasp

Size: 36 mm diameter

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, additional case back, setting pin, instruction manual, portfolio photographs and presentation box. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 2008 and its subsequent sale on 11th June 2008

附帶證書、備用錶背蓋、調校筆、說明書、檔案照片集、盒子及後補資料庫精粹

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. All functions are working properly. The watch has only been worn a couple of times only with great fluting to the lugs. The case is unpolished. Overall the watch is in excellent condition.


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.