Patek Philippe Ref. 3939 the star of the Only Watch auction 2011

Patek Philippe Ref. 3939 the star of the Only Watch auction 2011

Patek Philippe, Ref. 3939 for Only Watch Patek Philippe, Genève. Manually wound wristwatch with Minute Repeater and Tourbillon. Movement No. 5000475, Ref. 3939. Unique stainless steel minute repeater wristwatch model, with Tourbillon escapement. Black enamel dial, with a stainless steel Patek Philippe prong buckle. Accompanied by a presentation box, a Certificate of Origin, a certificate of unique piece and a rate accuracy certificate.

CPatek Philippe Ref. 3939 Manually wound wrist watch with Minute Repeater and Tourbillon. Movement No. 5000475, in stainless steel.ase: Three-body, polished stainless steel. Sapphire crystal and sapphire-crystal case back. Interchangeable stainless steel solid case back.

Dial: Black enamel with applied white gold Breguet numerals. Small seconds subsidiary dial. White gold Breguet hands.

Movement: Caliber R TO 27 PS, stamped with the Patek Philippe Seal hallmark, rhodiumplated, Geneva striping (Côtes de Genève), 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with 3 equidistant steel arms under a polished steel bridge, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism in 6 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, chime with two gongs activated by a slide piece in the case. Dial, case and movement signed. Case diameter: 33.3 mm.

Estimated Price: 450,000 – 650,000
Realised Price: 1.4m!!

About Patek Philippe
As an independent family owned company, Patek Philippe enjoys total creative freedom to design, produce and assemble what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world. With its vast experience and more than 70 patents to its credit, Patek Philippe is the only manufacture that crafts all of its mechanical movements according to the strict specifications of the Geneva Seal. These precious, timeless elegant watches, proudly handed down from one generation to the next, are the result of latest-generation technology combined with traditional watchmaking know-how.
Today, Patek Philippe includes the main workshops and headquarters at Plan-les-Ouates, the case and bracelet workshops at Perly, the Patek Philippe Museum at Plainpalais, all in Geneva, as well as the Patek Philippe Salons in Geneva, Paris, and London.

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