PATEK PHILIPPE Nautilus 3700/01A « BIG BLUE » with extract of the archives
Serial /movement 1,306,xxx/536x.xxx (1978).
Dial: big far the most pronounced and vivid blue dial we saw on a 3700/01A Jumbo. Original tritium hands and index matching in colour and which nicely aged together.
Case: very sharp, fat bezel indicating only very slight polish if any.
Bracelet: one cannot lie when it comes to a Nautilus bracelet. If it stands up alone that reveals a top condition. The calatrava of the clasp is also a very good indicator or polishing level and the current one has a lot of relief. 18 links. Claspwith Nautilus engraved.
Box & papers: extract of the archives ordered. Patek Philippe burgundy leather travel pouch.
It is estimated that 4800 Nautilus ref.3700 were produced of which 3500 of the large bracelet /01A.