A truly stunning early 1970's Patek Philippe ladies Ellipse in solid 18k white gold with diamond surround bezel and rare blue dial in wonderful near mint condition complete with original boxes, Certificat D'Origine Et De Garantie and original sales receipt. This gorgeously designed and manufactured timepiece is superb in every way from the heavy, soft feel of the bracelet to the perfect diamonds, deep blue dial and high grade Geneva Seal movement freshly serviced and keeping great time within. A remarkably well preserved luxury womens jewelry/haute horologerie timepiece from the famous Ellipse series by Patek Philippe.
Circa: Early 1970's
Style: Luxury, Dress
Case: Stunning ellipse oval shape bezel measuring 18mm wide excluding the original signed crown by 22.5mm high, with 26 beautiful claw set diamonds totaling 0.93ct. The bracelet is incredible with a very soft, almost velvet feel in the hands with Patek logo clasp, signed on the back Patek Philippe, Geneve, 750 (for 18k). At its current length it should fit a 6 1/4 to 6 1/2 inch wrist (16-16.5cm). The small white gold cut outs from its original sizing are included in set.
Dial: Beautiful original factory printed deep blue dial with applied gold baton markers signed in white print Patek Philippe, Swiss. Near mint condition. The blue dials are a signature of the Ellipse collection created with a special manufacturing technique Patek Philippe, with assistance from their dial manufacturer created, which involves vacuum plating a solid 18k gold dial with a vaporised mix of cobalt and 24K gold. The colour is truly remarkable and a rare find in these ladies models.
Movement: Geneva Seal high-grade Patek Philippe in-house calibre 13.5 manual wind movement in superb cosmetic and mechanical condition freshly serviced here at Meticulous Watches and keeping great time with our full 1 year mechanical warranty. Signed Patek, Philippe & Co, Geneve, Swiss, Adjusted to Heat, Cold, Isochronism, 5 positions, 20 Jewels with incabloc protection on the balance pivots and escape wheel. Free sprung balance with Patek's patented Gyromax regulation system.