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18ct yellow gold 'St George slaying the dragon' open face pocket watch. Made 1890

18ct yellow gold 'St George slaying the dragon' open face pocket watch. Made 1890

Regular price £14,500.00 GBP
Regular price Sale price £14,500.00 GBP
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Information

  • Brand: Patek Philippe
  • Year: 1890
  • Model: Open face
  • Reference: N/A
  • Calibre: N/A
  • Movement: Manual
  • Material: 18ct yellow gold
  • Features/complications: Open face with decorative yellow gold case back depicting st George slaying the dragon.
  • Dial: Régence style gilt chased with scrolls, blue roman chapters on oval white enamel reserves black pierced Louis XV hands
  • Case dimensions: 30mm
  • Bracelet/strap: N/A
  • Accessories: Extract from the Archives
  • SKU: 02890

Essay

A fine and rare, manual wind, 18ct yellow gold pocket watch with enamel and gold dial. Case back cover cast and chased with St. George and the dragon and the motto «S. Georgivs Eqvitvm Patronvs» and the interior with a scene of Christ in ship on a rough sea and the motto «Intempestate. Secvritas»..The outer surface of the lid captioned "S. Georgius Equitatum Patronus" depicting the mounted knight, the inner surface captioned "In Tempestate Securitas" depicting a ship tossed on a stortmy sea.