1964 Patek Philippe Vintage Mens Handwound Ultra Thin Watch, Ref. 3491 - 18K Gold with Papers

Patek Philippe

Item No. 7722

We are pleased to offer the very fine and pleasing Patek Philippe mens ref. 3491 watch showcased in today's offering.

With its understated silver face and timeless square case, it showcases a classic and elegant Patek style.

Its faceted case has an ultra thin profile from the side.

Powered by a Patek Philippe caliber 175 handwound movement, the company's first ultra-thin mechanism, the watch excels in technical merits. This illustrious movement was awarded the prestigious "Geneve Quality Seal" and this example is stamped in two places with it. Photos of the inside available upon request.

We are proud to offer it in all-original condition. It has fully Patek parts down to all hands, the winding crown, and even original Patek Philippe band and 18K gold buckle.

Its presents beautifully on the wrist. Its champagne dial is original and untouched.

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

Accompanying it is an Extract from the Patek Philippe archives attesting to its originality and authenticity.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function and new timing certificate attesting to its performance.

  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 1,131,130
  • Year built: 1964
  • Model: Ref. 3491
  • Functions: Hours and Minutes
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: 18K gold
  • Case markings (inside): Patek Philippe & Co, Geneve, Swiss, 18K, 3491, 2,633,530
  • Case condition: Presents as scratch-free with signs of having been previously polished
  • Dimensions: 26.5mm wide (excluding crown), 36mm long lug tip-to-tip
  • Dial: Champagne with gold baton applied indexes, signed Patek Philippe and Swiss, original and untouched, fairly light aging
  • Hands: Original, gold "batons"
  • Movement type: Extremely high grade, manually wound, Cal. 175, specially designed shock protection, stamped twice with the Geneva Quality Hallmark, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes” decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating flat balance spring
  • Jewels: 18 rubies
  • Band: Signed Patek Philippe, Java lizard, equipped with 18K gold Patek Philippe tang buckle, previously used but very serviceable. If you would like a new aftermarket strap we stock a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Width between lugs: 19mm
  • Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment. If you would like more information on our watchmaking team please visit: http://www.connoisseuroftime.com/pages/team.htm
  • 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 - Extract from the Patek Philippe archives attesting to its originality and authenticity; 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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