Exceedingly rare steel Patek Philippe “Jumbo” Nautilus ref. 3700/001, manufactured in 1977. The present example represents the very first generation of this legendary reference. Preserved in superb condition it stands out for the beautiful case and the black dial.
It is powered by the legendary calibre 28-255 C which was the best ultra-flat automatic movement of the time.
Accompanied by the sought after original Patek Philippe “Certificate of Identity and Guarantee of Origin” and the ultra rare original cork box, it definitely portrays the ultimate trophy of the Nautilus reference.
Designed by the celebrated Gérald Genta, the Nautilus was launched in 1976 and was in production for less than a decade. The steel 3700/001 symbolizes the most rare and coveted Patek Philippe Nautilus reference.
You can read more about the history of this extraordinary reference at “The Onlyvintage Magazine“
Box & Papers: Original Patek Philippe Certificate of Identity and Guarantee of Origin, Box & Paperworks
Sold in: 1977
Price: on request