|Condition: (What's This?)||Excellent|
|Model Name/Number:||Patek Philippe "Ellipse" Style Reference 3545 Retailed by Tiffany & Co.|
|Serial/Year:||1,2XX,XXX / Circa 1970s|
|Movement:||Patek Philippe manual caliber 23-300PM|
|Case:||The 18k yellow gold case (32mm) is in excellent condition with light scratches and has developed patina around the caseback. The hallmarks on the caseback are clearly visible and crisp. The back of the five o'clock lug has a watchmakers number lightly hand engraved. The inside of the caseback is stamped, "HOX," indicating the watch was made for the US market and makes sense since the watch was originally sold through Tiffany & Co.|
|Dial:||The sunburst champagne with painted black Roman numerals is in overall excellent condition with a light patina throughout. The dial is signed "Tiffany & Co." indicating that this example was originally sold through the legendary American retailer. The hands are painted black and match the hour markers.|
|Bracelet:||Black Patek Philippe alligator strap w/ Patek Philippe 18k yellow gold tang clasp|
|Box & Papers:||Bob's presentation box|
|Warranty:||This certified pre-owned Patek Philippe comes with Bob's Watches one year warranty|
|Return Policy:||If not 100% satisfied, return watch in 3 days for a full refund. Terms. |
This Patek Philippe watch is in overall excellent condition with surface wear to the case and leather strap.
By Paul Altieri
This "Ellipse" style Patek Philippe was originally sold through Tiffany & Co. and bears the coveted signature on the dial. Dual signed Patek's are some of the most sought after watches by collectors. Finding an unusual model like this one with the retailer signature in excellent condition is getting harder by the day and this is a good opportunity to pick one up.
*All Pre-Owned Patek Philippe watches are guaranteed to be 100% genuine and certified authentic. Certificates are issued by WatchCSA, the industry's leading independent authority on watch authentication. WatchCSA Certified Pre-Owned certificates are provided for an additional fee at checkout. All watches are shipped to fit the average size wrist (7 1/4" - 7 1/2" for men and 6 1/4" - 6 1/2" for women). Additional links can be purchased if needed. Note that "B&P" means "box and papers" where stated.