Today's offering showcases this classic and pleasing Patek Philippe mens midsize dress watch with claw lugs.
Featuring a beautiful salmon face and timeless matching 18K rose gold case with claw lugs, it showcases a slender and elegant vintage style.
And equipped with an illustrious Patek Philippe 10 ligne movement, unquestionably among the finest hand-winding movements ever built, it possesses all the necessary capabilities to earn it its place as one the finest timepieces in the world.
It has all of its original parts down to its dial, hands, and winding crown.
Its elegant Patek Philippe presents as in beautiful condition, better than near mint. It retains very crisp hallmarks on the underside of a lug and the right side.
Its original dial has been restored by one of the leading dial experts in North America. It still retains its original raised Patek Philippe enamel lettering.
One of our Master Watchmaker has fully serviced the watch which consists of fully disassembling the movement, carefully inspecting each part, replacing the balance staff - one of the key tiny parts of the movement - with a new genuine Patek original, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $895 value).
For the finishing touch, we have equipped it with a brand new crocodile strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function, a full-page custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.
Please inquire if you would like us to obtain an Extract from the Patek Philippe archives for you. Patek now charges 500CHF (approx. $550 USD) to provide one.
Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
Country of origin: Switzerland
Year built: c. early 1940's
Serial no.: 901,327
Model: Ref. 1461
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
Designed for: Men
Case material: 18K rose gold
Case markings (inside): Patek Phillipe, Geneve, .750, 634,294
Case condition: Better than near mint with light signs of previous polishing. It retains very crisp hallmarks on the underside of a lug and the right side.
Dial: Salmon, rose gold half-spherical and Arabic indices, signed Patek Philippe, expertly restored. It still retains its original raised Patek Philippe enamel lettering.
Dimensions: 30mm wide (excluding crown), 36mm long lug tip-to-tip
Hands: Original, rose gold "batons"
Movement type: Extremely high grade Cal. 10-100, manually wound, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium bronze escape wheel, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator
Movement markings: Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, Swiss, Eighteen (18) Jewels
Jewels: 18 rubies
Band: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn with unsigned buckle
Crystal: Mineral glass to give a clear view to the very edge of the dial, mint condition
Serviced: One of our Master Watchmaker has fully serviced the watch which consists of fully disassembling the movement, carefully inspecting each part, replacing the balance staff - one of the key tiny parts of the movement - with a new genuine Patek original, reassembling and lubricating the movement, and extensive timing testing and regulation (a $895 value).
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an extremely experienced team of four Master Watchmakers all of whom each have over thirty-five years of experience and a large number of parts. One used to be the watchmaker for an authorized Rolex dealership and was given special training by Rolex at their Beverly Hills Service Center and also has done authorized work for the Richemont brands which include Cartier, Vacheron & Constantin, IWC, JLC and others.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.