Patek Philippe




Lot Number

ConditionVery good
Year of Production1910
Case Size47mm
Case MaterialYellow gold
Dial ColorEnamel
Movement TypeManual


Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva Retailed by Hope Brothers, Knoxville, Tennessee (U.S.A.) Year circa 1910 Movement No. 163 156 Calibre 18’’’, manual-winding, 20 jewels Case No. 269 244 Material/s yellow gold (18-carat) Dimensions Ø 47 mm. Thickness 10.2 mm. Weight 73.4 gr. (approx.) Signature dial, case and movement Accessories original fitted box, Certificate of Origin and Warranty, additional crystal glass, copies of the invention patents Patek Philippe for Hope Brothers Historical pocket watch, egg-shell enamel dial; yellow gold (18-carat) The Watch of Benjamin R. England, Knoxville, Tennessee Yellow gold (18-carat), open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 o’clock. Case: four-piece, “Bassine, à goutte”, polished; gold cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the manufacturer's name and serial number, as well as the name of the retailer; oval-shaped clipped bow. Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher “B R E”. Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention “Benjamin R. England / Knoxville, Tennessee / Sept. 26th 1912”. Dial: egg-shell colour enamel, with black painted radiating Roman numerals; external minute track divided five by five with black painted radiating lines and dots; blued steel “Breguet” hands. Movement: calibre 18’’’, 20 jewels, nickel-plated, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws, blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, eight adjustments. Other: patented movement. Movement based on the Swiss invention patent No. 2 680, delivered on September 27 1890, to Patek, Philippe & Cie, Geneva, for a “Remontoir avec mise à l’heure perfectionné” (the definitive version of the keyless-winding and setting device). And also based on the US design patent No. 20 483, delivered on January 13, 1891, to Adrien Philippe, Geneva, for a “Watch bridges for Watch-Movements”. The original Certificate mentions that this watch was sold by Patek Philippe, without mentioning of date.

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