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Patek Philippe Gondolo in White Gold NWW 1237
  • BandLeather Strap
  • Case MaterialGold 18k
  • ConditionMint
  • MovementHand Winding

Patek Philippe Gondolo in White Gold

Mint condition Patek Philippe Gondolo hand winding wristwatch in 18k white gold, comes with all boxes and paperwork and guarantee certificate, it was originally purchased from the Patek Philippe Salon in London in 2008. Patek Philippe is without doubt the world’s finest watch making institution.  They are the most highly regarded of wristwatches, streets above their closest competitors in terms of quality, engineering and craftsmanship and they are the most desired and sought after watches in the world.  If one can afford a Patek Philippe, it is a prize possession that will last a life time and successive generations when passed down.  Patek Philippe was established in 1839, and from the outset began to change the watch making world with the introduction of innovations such as the winding crown and setting mechanism, and setting records for mechanical movement precision which still remain unbroken.  Not surprisingly the company’s reputation was soon established amongst discerning individuals who appreciate Patek Philippe’s vow to create “the world’s finest and most valuable wristwatches”.  Patek Philippe’s long list of illustrious and distinguished customers include Queen Victoria, Tchaikovsky and Albert Einstein.  The Patek Philippe is for people who pursue perfection in watch making, where there are absolutely no compromises.  Only the finest materials are sued and craftsmanship used to the highest standards.  Patek Philippe is an independent family owned business and therefore under no constraints.  They design and construct their own timepieces.  In the quest for perfection, the craftsmen take four years of research and development, nine months of production and three months of assembly and control before they can leave the workshops.  This as well as the skill of the Patek Philippe master watchmakers and craftsmen supports their ambition to achieve absolute supremacy in all of the technical and aesthetic aspects of the traditional art of watch making.  Equally the unlimited time they lavish upon their watches is reflected o their astonishing reliability.  Patek Philippe watches made in the 1800’s are still keeping excellent time today, with the pivot escape wheels having turned 12 billion times.  All Patek Philippe wristwatch movements bear the Geneva Seal hallmark.  This is the most sought after attribute and highest official recognition of excellence in watch making.  It was introduced in the Republic of Geneva in 1886 in order to provide a guarantee of the origin and the craftsmanship of clocks and watches made in Geneva.  The criteria includes 12 technical absolute requirements related to the manufacturing of the movement.  Patek Philippe is the only watch manufacturer in the world whose every movement bear the Geneva Seal hallmark.  This one is the Gondolo in 18 karat white gold. It is of art deco styling. Has a silver Argente dial and baton markers with sub seconds dial at the 6 position. It has a scratch resistant sapphire crystal and solid case back. It comes on the original leather strap which is showing signs of age. Has the original 18 karat white gold pin buckle. Dimensions are: width is 30 mm excluding crown, 33 mm including crown, 37 mm lug to lug and width is 8 mm. Ref. NWW 1237. Price is £9975

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