Stainless steel, reference 3930 Ellipse Quartz wristwatch with blue dial. Made 1985

Stainless steel, reference 3930 Ellipse Quartz wristwatch with blue dial. Made 1985

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Information

  • Brand: Patek Philippe 
  • Year: 1985
  • Model: Ellipse
  • Reference: 3930
  • Calibre: E23 C Quartz
  • Movement: Quartz
  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Features/complications: Date function
  • Dial: Sunburst blue dial with applied 18ct white gold hour indices and date aperture at 3 o'clock with stainless steel pencil shaped hands
  • Case dimensions: 33.5 x 28.5mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Leather strap
  • Accessories: TBA
  • SKU: 2738

Essay

The Patek Philippe Ellipse was created in 1968 with its design inspired by the Golden Section, also known as 'the divine proportion'. Crafted in an elliptical oval case and known as the reference 3609.

Patek Philippe subsequently introduced the reference 3930 in 1976 and remained in production until the late 1980’s. Although published in Patek Philippe's sales catalogues, it appears that the models cased in stainless steel were borrowed to clients while their watches were being serviced. Some pieces were also given as reward to deserving employees.