PATEK PHILIPPE SILVER ST. GEORGE & THE DRAGON "S.GEORGIVS.
Patek Philippe & Co., Genève, No. 72709. Made CIRCA 1880.
Fine, rare and unusual, antiquarian-style, blackened silver, center-seconds, keyless pocket
watch, the case depicting St. George and the Dragon.
Four-body, chased shell and scroll band and bezels, the back cover cast and chased
with St. George and the dragon and the motto "S. Georgivs Eqvitvm Patronvs", the
interior with a scene of Christ in ship on a rough sea and the motto "Intempestate.
Secvritas". Hinged silver cuvette.
Cast and chased silver with radial Roman numerals, outer arcaded minute track and
large Arabic five-minute numerals, scrollwork center with signature cartouches. Gold
18''', frosted gilt, bar caliber, 17 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, straight line "moustache"
lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet
balance spring, index regulator.
Cuvette signed and numbered.