Patek Philippe 18k Gold Minute Repeater Pocket Watch

Lot 427

    

Patek Philippe 18k Gold Minute Repeater Pocket Watch

c.1912; open face case having serial #156923, nickel lever movement, 31-jewels, 8-adjustments, bi-metallic compensation balance, white enamel dial, Arabic chapter markers with an outer minute chapter ring in red, inset subsidiary seconds dial at the six o'clock position, gold foliate hands; dial marked "Spaulding & Co"; back cover of case initialed FKH (Frank K Hoover of Hoover Vacuum); inside back cover marked "PP.Co", "18Kts" and "270987"; dust cover engraved "Spaulding & Co, Chicago", "No 156923" and "Presented to Frank K Hoover Chicago, Ill By his Brother J W Hoover August 25th, 1913"; inside dust cover marked "18K" and "270987; movement marked "Patek Philippe & Co, No 156923, Geneva, Switzerland", "thirty one, 31 jewels, eight (8) adjustments" and "Spaulding & Co, Chicago"; with a 14k gold watch chain
size:  12s
weight:  57.55 pennyweights (dwts) (total weight including crystal, movement and chain)
condition*:  Very Good, overall very light wear; back cover and dust cover engraved; running when tested
disclaimers:  we cannot guarantee the operation, accuracy or longevity; not checked for replacement parts
estimate:  $8,000-12,000
hammer price:  $19,000
sales tax:  Illinois (8.000%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (8.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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* Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to the bidder, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Leonard Auction, Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.