PATEK PHILIPPE Nautilus 3700/01A
The presented timepiece is an original Jumbo sold in 1978 in Spain. It comes with its « certificate of identity and guarantee of origin » which is the 1st generation of papers consistent with the production period of the watch and matching the PAON code (stands for 01/78 = Jan1978), with cork box, red wallet & booklets. It also comes with 2 extracts of the archives (Aug2013 & June2016) and Patek service papers from 2009, 2016 & 2017.
Serial /movement 1,30x,xxx/5.34x.xxx (1977).
The dial is mint with zero defect and white gold applied indexes & hands.
Dial « type 3 bis » according to scholar mstanga « a study of Patek Philippe Nautilus ref. 3700 ».
The tritium of the original hands is perfectly matching the tritium of the indexes.
The case is sharp and the bezel thick retaining the initial proportions of the characteristic Nautilus reference with its porthole pattern.
Large bracelet (/01A) with 18 links.
It is estimated that only 3500 Nautilus ref.3700 were made with this large bracelet /01A.
This is the real thing in a full set version and should belong to any curated collection!
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