PATEK PHILIPPE GRANDE & PETITE SONNERIE CLOCKWATCH
WITH TRIP MINUTE REPEATING
Patek, Philippe & Co., Genève, movement No. 97217, case No. 211827, retailed by
Marenzeller's Wien. Made in 1893, sold on May 23rd, 1894.
Extremely fine and exceptionally rare, 18K gold, two-train, grande and petite
sonnerie striking keyless clockwatch with trip minute-repeating. Accompanied by
a heavy 18K gold chain and the Extract from the Archives.
Four-body, forme collier, polished, engine-turned back with offset small engraved
monogram, the band with selection slides for grande/petite sonnerie and
strike/silent. Hinged gold cuvette engraved with the retailer's details.
White enamel with Breguet numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds.
Blued steel Breguet hands.
19''', rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, twin barrels with tandem
winding, 33 jewels, counterpoised and calibrated straight line lever escapement,
cut bimetallic compensation balance with gold screws, blued steel Breguet balance
spring with overcoil, swan-neck micrometer regulator, striking the hours
and quarters and repeating with two hammers on two gongs, repeating
activated by a trip-slide on the band.