Classic Patek Philippe watch may fetch £65,000 at public sale

Vintage Patek Philippe watch could fetch £65,000 at auction

An “extraordinarily uncommon” Patek Philippe watch may fetch in extra of £65,000 at Fellows Auctioneers.


Lot 185 in Fellows’ upcoming Watch Sale, happening on Tuesday 13 August 2019, is the 18ct yellow gold chronograph wrist watch which has been dubbed “spider lugs” because of its uncommon again.

In response to Fellows it’s “uncommon” to search out one in such good situation. The watch dates again to 1952 and is estimated at £55,000 – £75,000.

This yellow gold Patek Philippe has a bigger diameter (36mm) than the vast majority of classic items, which “enhances” its look.

It additionally has a silvered sunburst dial with utilized pyramid hour markers, Arabic numeral six and 12, subsidiary sunken recorder dials to 3 and 9, with an outer tachymeter monitor.

Laura Bishop, watch supervisor at Fellows Auctioneers, stated: “We’re very honoured to have such a uncommon and particular watch up on the market with us. In my time at Fellows we’ve got by no means had such an thrilling Patek Philippe watch undergo considered one of our gross sales.

“I can’t wait to see the way it does in relation to the estimate we’ve got placed on it. The truth that it comes with an extract from the archive makes this watch an irresistible look ahead to collectors. I can’t wait to observe the bidding unfold for this extraordinary watch.”

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