An 18 Karat Yellow Gold Wristwatch, Patek Philippe, Circa 1940, 31.00 mm case diameter, matte silvered dial signed PATEK PHILIPPE, applied gold Arabic and dot numerals, gold pencil hands, subdial for seconds at 6 o'clock, circular case, teardrop lugs, domed coin edge crown, snap on case back, manual wind movement signed PATEK PHILIPPE, later 14 karat yellow gold brick link bracelet with box clasp. Inner bezel stamp: 734. Inner case back number: 639734. Movement number 901847.
Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
The watch runs and sets but has not been timed for accuracy. The case, bracelet, clasp and crystal exhibit numerous wear-related surface scuffs and abrasions. The crown and clasp appear to operate as expected.