1020. Patek Philippe A fne, very elegant and exceptionally well-preserved pink gold wristwatch with pink dial 百達翡麗，型號3796，精細，18K玫瑰金配玫瑰金面盤腕錶， 1999年製。附錶盒、後補證書
Patek Philippe 1999
Reference No. Movement No. Case No. Model Name Material Calibre
3796 1’863’570 4’034’734 Calatrava 18K pink gold Manual, cal. 215, 18 jewels, stamped with the Geneva seal Bracelet/Strap Alligator Clasp/Buckle 18K pink gold Patek Philippe pin buckle Dimensions 31mm Diameter Signed Case, dial, movement and buckle signed Estimate
HKD 55,000-80,000 USD 7,100-10,300 Accessories Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confrming production of the watch in 1999 and its subsequent sale on November 4, 1999, numbered sale tag and box.
Arguably the last true “legacy model” made by Patek Philippe, reference 3796 was introduced in 1982 in lieu of the discontinued ref. 96, the frst and original Calatrava. The two models look exactly identical when on the wrist. The minor diferences are the sapphire glass, the new calibre of reference 3796 and the caseback which is now waterproof and with a small fap for easier opening. The present example not only is preserved in absolutely mint condition, but it furthermore is dressed in the famboyantly elegant “PoP” - pink on pink confguration, marrying a pink case and a pink dial.
Phillips presents THE HONG KONG WATCH AUCTION: EIGHT on 28 May 2019.