PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE AND FINE STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE AND BRACELET, MADE FOR THE SULTANATE OF OMAN
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NAUTILUS ‘KHANJAR’ MODEL, REF. 3700/1, MOVEMENT NO. 1’304’952, CASE NO. 536’200, MANUFACTURED IN 1978
Price Realized USD 193,500
Secrets of the Patek Philippe Nautilus Secrets of the Patek Phillippe Nautilus article, courtesy of Christie’s. Secrets summary: born in a restaurant as designer Gerald Genta observed people from Patek eating, original Nautilus $3,100 1976 price point a calculated risk, made from same steel alloy that protected World War II tanks.
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