2350
2350
Patek Philippe
CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1953
Estimation
200 000320 000
Lot. Vendu 250,000 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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2350
Patek Philippe
CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1953
Estimation
200 000320 000
Lot. Vendu 250,000 HKD (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Patek Philippe
CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1953
Calibre: cal. 12-400 mechanical
Movement number: 720'809
Case: platinum, snap on back
Case number: 305'518
Closure: black Patek Philippe alligator strap and 18k white gold buckle
Size: 31 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with diamond hour-markers in 1953 and its subsequent sale on 11 August 1953
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Description

Sophisticated and smart, the present watch is a reference 96 Calatrava that was made in 1953. With its well-defined round case and elongated lugs, the reference experienced great success and remained in Patek Philippe’s collection for over 40 years from 1932. Although the dial has been cleaned professionally, the case of the watch is preserved in an attractive overall condition which is unusual for a 66 year old watch. The present lot will appeal to the collector who prefers a minimalistic design.

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