Ultra rare, virtually unique solar powered Patek Philippe gilt brass clock, Ref. 926, featuring asymmetric mixed lapis lazuli and gilt baton indexes on the half-teak and half-rosewood dial (made of two parts), accompanied by ‘Extract from the Archives’ confirming production of the present clock with lapis lazuli indexes together with gilt. The clock is in excellent overall condition, this reference 926 is the only one known example thus far, made in 1962, sold 29th March, 1962. Comes with its original box.
C. Gilt-brass, brushed, 4 square columns, top with solar cells, hinged back door. D. Half-teak and half-rosewood dial, lapis lazuli and gilt tapped indexes. Gilt baton hands. M. Based on a 17“`250 Gondolo keyless mechanical movement, 29 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold and 1 position, free-sprung Breguet balance spring, solar-powered with lithium battery back-up, driving a winding train which replaces the barrel spring. Dial and movement signed and numbered.
Dimensions : 14 x 14 x 9 cm, shipping weight is 5 kg.