Lot 4119. Pocket watch/Anhängeuhr: very fine, unique Gold/enamel Miniaturlepine from the beginning of time, the company Patek Philippe, made for the Polish market, Czapek i Spolka No. 1805, approx. 1846

Starting price: € 5 000
Auction date: 15.09.2018   18:30 UTC +02:00
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Lot 4119 | Pocket watch/Anhängeuhr: very fine, unique Gold/enamel Miniaturlepine from the beginning of time, the company Patek Philippe, made for the Polish market, Czapek i Spolka No. 1805, approx. 1846
Approx. Ø25 mm, approx. 12g, 18K Gold, signed on the reverse enamel painting, depicting a Polish noble pair, dust cover and part numbered, rändiertes agent, signed Bridge crack movement with cylinder escapement, screwed enamel dial (hairline), Breguet-style steel hands, passable, cleaning recommended rarity. Already in the early times of the company, Patek Philippe, when they were still under the name of Patek & Czapek and Patek & Cie. was, she had already made the miniature watches to its specialty and served the noble houses of Europe with their Gold/enamel miniature watches. The most famous of these watches, the, No. 2064, the was auctioned in Geneva in 2004 for over 55,000 Swiss francs (source:https://www.cortrie.EN/go/VN8). She was regarded at the time as the smallest watch in the world! After the separation of Patek & Czapek in 1845 she supplied for the following years, as competitors watches of the same quality, the same customers of their most important market, Poland, under the name Patek, i, Spolka, as well as Czapek i Spolka.

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