Lot #3214A – Patek Philippe Chopard Vide Poche

Estimate: $150.00 – $250.00

White porcelain vide poche valet tray with blue and gold colored accents and trim.  The edge of the tray represents a dial.  The center of the tray has images resembling a Chopard Happy Diamond wristwatch and a Patek Philippe pocket watch, circa 1927, with an astronomical celestial sky chart, 3 time zones, minute repeater, perpetual calendar with floral engraving.  This Patek Philippe pocketwatch was owned by James Ward Packard and featured as a part of “The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition, Discovering the World of Patek Philippe.”  Accompanied by a fitted box.  Probably used for watch promotions or advertisement.  Approximate dimensions of the tray are 195mm x 165mm

Overall condition is very good.

François Czapek and Antoine Norbert de Patek founded Patek, Czapek & Cie in 1839.  In 1851, the name was changed to Patek, Philippe & Cie.  Throughout it’s history, they patented many of their inventions and created historically important watches such as the first Swiss wristwatch for Countess Koscowicz of Hungary, the “Duke of Regla” Westminster chime pocket watch, the first complicated ladies five minute repeater wristwatch, the split-seconds chronograph wristwatch, the perpetual calendar wristwatch, the “Packard” astronomical pocket watch for James Ward Packard, and the “Graves” super complication pocket watch for Henry Graves Jr.  Iconic models include: Patek Philippe Calatrava, Patek Philippe Ellipse, Patek Philippe Nautilus, Patek Philippe Gondolo, Patek Philippe Aquanaut, Patek Philippe Twenty~4, Patek Philippe Sky Moon Tourbillon, Patek Philippe 10 Day Tourbillon, Patek Philippe Annual Calendar, Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time, Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime, and the Patek Philippe World Time Minute Repeater.

Chopard was founded in 1860 by Louis-Ulysse Chopard.  They’re best known for the exquisite jewelry and jewelry watches.  Some iconic Chopard models include Chopard L.U.C., Chopard Mille Miglia, Chopard Imperiale, Chopard Happy Diamonds, Chopard Happy Sport, Chopard L’Heure Du Diamant, Chopard La Strada, and many more.

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Description

Model:  Vide Poche Valet Tray
Approximate Dimensions:  195mm x 165mm
Last Know Retail (Approximate):  NA

Brand

Chopard

Patek Philippe