Very fine, 18K yellow gold, large, open-face, keyless-winding, round-shaped, pocket watch, guilloché engine-turned case-back, hinged case-back, with subsidiary seconds at 6. Made for the Brazilian market – for Gondolo & Labouriau, Rio de Janeiro.
Amazing original condition, Full Set like from the Gondolo & Labouriau, Rio de Janeiro distribution. True time capsule set including the watch, original Patek Philippe certificate, Patek Philippe Gondolo & Labouriau box, additional glass and additional spring hidden in the box.
Brand Patek Philippe
Model Chronometro Gondolo, especially made for Gondolo & Labouriau, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Year Circa 1909
Caliber 22’’’ gilded brass, with going barrel, train of gold wheels, straight-line equilibrated lever escapement, à moustaches, compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, patented index regulator with swanneck spring and micrometric screw. Club-tooth lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance.
Dimensions 56 mm
Signature Dial, Case and Movement
Movement based on the French invention patent No. 142 376, delivered on April 16, 1881, to Jean-Adrien Philippe (1815-1894), Geneva, for a “régulateur de precision” (precision-regulating device for fast / slow by means of an eccentric snail).
Movement also based on the Swiss invention patent No. 2 680, delivered on September 27 1890, to Patek, Philippe & Cie, Geneva, for a “Remontoir avec mise à l’heure perfectionné” (the definitive version of the keyless-winding and setting device), and, on the US design patent No. 20 483, delivered on January 13, 1891, to Adrien Philippe, Geneva, for a “Watch bridges for Watch-Movements”.
Cuvette (dome) engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention “chronometro gondolo / Fabricado expressamente para Gondolo & Labouriau Relojoeiros / rio-de-janeiro”.
The present Patek Philippe pocket watch is in wonderful, original condition. This is a rare opportunity to own a classic Patek Philippe Savonette pocket watch with very rare full set of original Patek Philippe boxes and papers.
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