Patek Philippe




Lot Number

Year of Production1903
Case Size46mm
Case MaterialRose gold
Dial ColorWhite
Movement TypeManual


Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva Retailed by Tiffany & Co., New York Year circa 1903 Movement No. 124 560 Calibre 16’’’ ½, manual-winding, lever escapement, probably 33 jewels Case No. 124 560 Material/s pink gold (18-carat) Dimensions Ø 45.6 mm. Thickness 15.1 mm. Weight 96.5 gr. (approx.) Signature dial, case and movement Accessories contemporary fitted box; Extract from the Archives Patek Philippe for Tiffany & Co. Historical pocket watch, minute-repeater, chronograph, split-seconds; pink gold (18-carat) The Watch of Platt Rogers Jr. (1850-1928), American politician, Mayor of Denver, Colorado (1891-1893) Pink gold (18-carat), open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, with subsidiary seconds at 6 o’clock and three horological complications: • Minute-repeater by two hammers on two steel gongs (activated by the slide located on the case-band at 8 o’clock) • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the winding-crown) with outer ring divided in 60; safety bolt locking the chronograph’s functions (slide at 11 o’clock) • Split-seconds (activated by the rectangular-shaped push-piece located on the case-band at 10:30) Case: four-piece, “Bassine”, polished; gold cuvette (dome); oval-shaped clipped bow. Case-back engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the cypher “P R Jr”. Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention “Platt Rogers, Jr. / Denver, Colorado / August 15th, 1911”. Dial: white colour enamel (two-piece), with black painted radiating Roman numerals; external minute track divided five by five with black painted radiating lines and external red painted radiating Arabic numerals (5-60); blued steel “Poire Stuart” pear-shaped hands. Movement: calibre 16’’’ ½, probably 33 jewels, rhodium-plated, going barrel, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw; repeater work on the main plate, under the dial; chronograph work on the top plate; split-seconds work mounted under the dial. The Extract from the Archives, dated November 16, 1989, mentions that this watch was made in 1903 and sold on August 31, 1903

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