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|1053: Gents Patek, Philippe & Cie Chronometro Gondolo, gold 18K, 1912|
Original leather case, owner's signature enameled on the dial (!), extract from archive
Gross weight 123g
Case: 275200, Chronometro Gondolo, Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, Fabricado expressamente para Gondolo & Labouriau, Relojoeiros, Rio de Janeiro, pink gold 18K, mineral crystal, hinged bezel, hinged back with guilloche pattern and monogram "JSM", hinged gold dust cover, D=56mm
Dial: enamel, inserted sunk sub second, signature "Joao Sotter Mattoso, Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève"
Movement: No.171082, Patek, Philippe & Cie, Genève, Pat. Jan 13, 1891, calibre Patek-Philippe_21'''H6.8, gold plated, 21 jewels, stem wind and set completeley covered by bridges, wolf teeth winding gear, pink-gold train, Swiss lever escapement, Moustache lever, bimetallic screw balance, Breguet hairspring, cam disc regulator
Condition: C0-1, D1, M1, serviced 7/2004
The watchmakers Gondolo & Labouriau ordered only most elaborated watches. Typical are the following features: Cam disc regulator, cap jewels on escapement-wheel- and lever bearings, gold train, and the square hole in the barrel pinion for simply unwinding the spring. These famous watches were available from the small ladies size up to this huge watch.
There are few pocket watches which can actually be called lever-chronometer, and this one is surely the only real classic among them. Moreover this is the best known model ever made by Patek Philippe.
Sold in ebay
High bid EUR 2810.00 (~CHF 3080.46)
Reserve EUR 2810.00 (~CHF 3080.46)
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The watch presented here is not for sale. It was offered or sold as mentioned above a longer time ago. This archive is just a market overview and price guide, e.g. for evaluation of comparable watches. Moreover, images and descriptions can help for dating and checking the authenticity of watches.
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