PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY FINE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE 18K GOLD, ENAMEL AND PLATINUM WATCH IN THE FORM OF A BACKPACK, FORMERLY BELONGING TO ELBERT E. FARMAN, PREVIOUS DIPLOMATIC AGENT AND CONSUL-GENERAL TO CAIRO, EGYPT

Lot №: 74199
Estimate: $50,000 - 100,000
12 December 2019
Sold price
$62 500

Description

Patek Philippe. A Very Fine and Possibly Unique 18k Gold, Enamel and Platinum Watch in the Form of a Backpack, Formerly Belonging to Elbert E. Farman, Previous Diplomatic Agent and Consul-General to Cairo, EgyptSigned Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement and Case No. 50'607, Manufactured in 1875Movement: Manual, Cal. 10''' Dial: Enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track Case: 18k gold formed in the shape of a backpack with hat, and tools. two pockets on either side, and top handle, crown for winding and setting at the top, button to open concealed dial at the base, overall approximate width 1 inch, overall approximate height 1.5 inches, overall approximate depth 0.5 inches Signed: Case signed by maker and numberedAccompanied By: An image of Elbert E. Farman, a postcard showing 'Cleopatra's Needle' with literature, and a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming date of sale on March 18, 1876
Brand: PATEK PHILIPPE