1960 Patek Philippe Vintage Ladies Ref. 3268 Watch - 18K White Gold & Factory Diamonds

Patek Philippe

Item No. 8208SH

We are proud to offer today this extremely fine and all-original c. 1960 ladies Patek Philippe. It is a prime example of an early retro era Patek Philippe watch with 18K white gold case factory set by Patek with 24 diamonds.

The twenty-four diamonds, totaling approx. .30 of a carat, are exceptionally high quality, as one would expect from original factory set diamonds on a watch of this caliber. Our photos couldn't do it justice.

With its understated silver face and high-fashion case and bracelet, it showcases a classic, elegant, and ultra-luxurious vintage Patek style.

Powering it is its illustrious original handwound movement. Patek designed the extremely high-grade movement to maintain very accurate timekeeping even across a wide range of temperatures, positions, and even amounts of power left (isochronism), something only the highest top tier of mens movements could do. It is even stamped with the prestigious Poinçon de Genève and is among the finest hand-winding ladies movements ever built.

We were fortunate to acquire it in all-original condition. It has 100% original parts down to the dial, hands, and winding crown and presents in beautiful original condition.

Its angular Patek Philippe case is in better than near mint condition with light remnants of wear.

Its silver dial is bright and clean and slightly warmed in tone giving it a true vintage look. And its movement, which is very clean, is keeping accurate time. Photos of the inside available upon request.

One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

Please inquire if you would like us to obtain an Extract from the Patek Philippe archives for you. Patek charges 500 Swiss Francs to provide one.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function and a full-page custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 1,100,380
  • Year made: c. 1960
  • Model: Ref. 3268/4
  • Functions: Hours and Minutes
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: 18K white gold
  • Case condition: Better than near mint condition.
  • Dimensions: 15mm wide (excluding crown)
  • Dial: Silver with applied baton indexes in 18K white gold, signed Patek Philippe and GENEVE, refinished in vintage times, clean and slightly warmed. Please inquire if you would like it freshly restored.
  • Hands: Original, white gold batons
  • Movement type: Extremely high grade, caliber 7'''70, manually wound, maintains accuracy across various positions, temperatures, and amounts of wind, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, straight line lever escapement, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, index regulator
  • Movement markings: Patek Philippe & Co., Swiss, Geneve, Eighteen 18 Jewels, Adjusted to Heat, Cold, Isochronism and 5 (Five) Positions, No. 1,100,380
  • Band: Original integrated bracelet, signed Patek Philippe, wonderful ribbed design, 18K white gold, sized to fit a wrist up to approx. 6.4 inches on largest setting, several smaller size settings in clasp, length could be adjusted by a jeweler, safety chain, excellent condition with signs of polishing to the underside
  • Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
  • 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 experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
  • 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.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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