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Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse 18K Yellow Gold Blue Dial (16989)

Patek Philippe 3738 J Golden Ellipse 3738/100, 3738, 18k Yellow Gold on a Strap with an 18k Yellow Gold Buckle, Automatic Movement, Blue Dial with Gold Hands and Hour Markers, Size: 35 mm x 31 mm, Thickness: 6mm, 48-Hour Power Reserve, Sapphire Crystal, Water Resistant to 25 Meters, Like New. (16989)


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This is the distinctive Patek Philippe Golden Ellipse 3738J. The Caliber 240 ultra-thin mechanical self-winding movement has 27 jewels, 161 parts, a Gyromax balance wheel, and it oscillates at 21,600 vibrations per hour. It has a 22K gold off-center mini-rotor and a maximum power reserve of 48 hours. The dial is sunburst blue with gold applied hour markers, and it's water resistant to 30m. The functions are hours and minutes, and the elegant simplicity is enhanced by the lack of a second hand. The crocodile leather strap has an 18K yellow gold buckle and the case is wafer-thin at 6mm. It's produced in white, yellow, and rose gold, with variant dials of brown and anthracite sunburst. Some identify the inspiration for the blue dial as dark Egyptian Faience, and others theorize that it's German or Delft blue enamel. The ellipse shape is a hybrid form between the rectangle and the circle, engineered by Hippasus of Metapontum, the Greek mathematician who discovered the rule of the golden section around 450 B.C. This watch was first introduced by Patek in 1968 and it was discontinued/replaced in 2008 with a slightly larger case and a different movement, as the 5738; that year the Golden Ellipse had its 40th anniversary, making the line the second oldest by Patek Philippe next to the Calatrava. This is one of Patek Philippe's most recognizable flagship timepieces.

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European Watch Company maintains the highest possible standard in the industry when it comes to the quality of our timepieces. Prior to being listed for sale, every one of our watches are five position tested and meticulously inspected by our on-staff watchmakers. Our goal is to make sure that our watches are in exceptional “like new” condition, both mechanically and cosmetically, so they are ready to wear right when they are delivered to you. To provide further peace of mind, we provide a one year limited warranty on all our timepieces. We have worked very hard over the last 30 years to build up our 5-star reputation. We are confident that we can find the perfect watch for you to cherish and enjoy!

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I have been dealing with European Watch Company for over ten years, and have purchased several wrist watches, including IWC, Patek Philippe, Rolex, and Jaeger-LeCoultre. They were not only fairly priced but arrived in like-new condition, fully warranted by European Watch Company. This company has an attentive, knowledgeable staff, a large inventory, and is a genuine pleasure to deal with.

P.V. Pawel

Just completed my 7th transaction with EWC and for the 7th time the transaction was smooth, flawless and quick. Joshua is quick to respond to any e-mails and answer any questions. Ashley knows how to complete the necessary paperwork to avoid any delays at Customs as I am located in Canada and all paperwork needs to be completed perfectly which she is an expert at. You only want to deal with the best and the team at EWC is the best. There is a Yiddish word to describe the people at EWC and that word is mensches which translates to people of integrity and honour.

Jeff B.

Winnipeg, Canada

After a lengthy search I located the Patek Philippe I desired at EWC, but the decision to make a high dollar purchase over the internet was a difficult one. Through numerous emails with Justin and looking at reviews of EWC I made the decision to proceed and I am now ECSTATIC. The watch is exactly as described and pictured. It was perfectly packaged and shipped FedEx overnight. My watch collection now includes the watch I have been seeking for over a year.In summary, you can deal with the EWC staff with confidence. They are professional, honest and you will receive a quality watch which will put a smile on your face.

Chuck J.

Phoenix, AZ

I live in San Francisco but the EWC website is the first place I check once I get an impulse for a particular watch. EWC's website is cozy and feels like home. I enjoy the photos, presentation, description and historical notes of each item and really like their next day delivery, so I stay loyal to them. Sometimes I must wait awhile for a watch to become available but can usually find anything I want. Then there are the watches you never knew you wanted until you see them here.

Scott Blalock

San Francisco

Dear EWC, I have just completed my very first purchase with your company: a mint Lange Datograph. Robert was extremely help throughout the process with the item delivered nicely packed to my Hong Kong address within days. The condition of the watch was absolutely mint as described and has exceeded my expectations, even under a loupe! I will be a return customer in no time. Well done!

James C.

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