PATEK PHILLIPE & CO, GENEVE
REPEATING PERPETUAL CALLENDAR YELLOW GOLD
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 65450, made circa 1882.
Very fine and important 18K gold astronomical, perpetual calendar,
minute-repeating keyless watch with phases and age of the moon.
Accompanied by patek phillipe box and extract from the archives.
Four-body, "variée", with concave bezels, polished with engraved coat-of-arms
on the back, bezel with ridged edges, gold hinged cuvette.
White enamel, radial Roman numerals, outer minute ring, four subsidiary dials
for days of the week, date concentric with small seconds, months and aperture for
the enameled phases of the moon on a gold disc and its age on the upper border.
Blued steel "spade" hands.
42.5 mm. (19 '''), nickel, "fausses côtes" decoration, 31 jewels, straight line calibrated
lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, Breguet balance spring, wolf-tooth
winding wheels repeating on gongs by a slide in the band.