Sunday, 9 June 2013

Patek Philippe Pink Gold Pocket Watch At Christie’s

Patek Philippe Pink Gold Pocket Watch At Christie’s

On June 11 in New York, Christie shows the most important will be auctioned. A gold pocket watch Patek Philippe 18K rarely due to report $ 1.5 million. Made in 1898, this watch has never been seen in public.

The repetition Openface division perpetual calendar pocket watch with chronograph minute large and small bell and phases of the moon, was purchased in 1900 by the American Industrial Stephen S. Palmer and recorded since. Palmer paid 6,500 francs for the clock in 1900, which had a lot of money for the time. Until the discovery of the world showed their first collection this Patek was made in 1910.

The clock only known for being an example of pink gold case, while all these pieces were coated in yellow gold in the style of the early 20th century. Palmer watch comes with its original documentation, including certificate of authenticity and presentation box.

Patek Philippe has been a luxury clientele including Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, Christian IX and Princess Louise of Denmark, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Sultan Hussein Kamel of Egypt and could not see the cost less than the price expected.

Patek Philippe Pink Gold Pocket Watch
A rare 18K gold Patek Philippe pocket watch is expected to fetch $1.5 million