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Description: Patek Philippe
A Gold Open Faced Watch with Special Movement
Retailed by Bailey Banks & Biddle, 'Special', Circa 1910
Case: 18k yellow gold, hinged case back and cuvette, case back with monogram WA, cuvette inscribed 'Wharton Allen from Benjamin Allen April 2nd 1916,' No. 159799
Dial: White enamel, radial Arabic numerals
Movement: 17'' 'Special', 20 jewels, wolf's tooth winding, swan neck regulator
Case, dial and movement signed by retailer, movement signed by maker
Accompanied by a 14k yellow gold chain and knife with monogram

The present watch was owned by Wharton Allen, a wealthy Philadelphian and member of the El Paso Club in Colorado Spring who was well known for his energy and antics and helped convert the El Paso Club to accepting women members in 1953.
diameter 47 mm

  • Dimensions: diameter 47 mm
  • Condition: The movement functions however has not been tested for accuracy or duration of power reserve. Case in overall very good condition with very minimal wear, light surface scratches to the case, monogram to the back crisp. Dial in very good condition with no visible hairlines. Movement in very good condition.

    The condition reports for the lots offered by Santa Fe Art Auction (SFAA) are provided as a courtesy and convenience for potential buyers. The reports are not intended to nor do they substitute for physical examination by a buyer or the buyer's advisors. The condition reports are prepared by SFAA staff members who are not conservators or restorers, nor do they possess the qualifications needed for comprehensive evaluation. Each condition report is an opinion of the staff member and should not be treated as a statement of fact. The absence of a condition report does not imply anything as to the condition of a particular lot. Buyers are reminded that the limited warranties are set forth in the Terms and Conditions of Sale and do not extend to condition. SFAA does not guarantee the future working of the movements or functions. Each lot is sold as-is.

    Please note that some lots may contain animal or plant material that may be restricted under local, state or federal law. Prospective bidders should check with local applicable government wildlife restrictions. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining necessary permits or licenses from local, state or federal authorities which are applicable to the transport and purchase of lots.

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Shipping

Shipping
The Santa Fe Art Auction does not provide in-house shipping services for online-only auctions but we are happy to provide a selection of local third-party shippers. Buyers are required to provide written authorization by submitting a signed shipping release and waiver of liability form, included with our invoice, in order to release property to the third party shipper of Buyer's choice.
Santa Fe Art Auction may in certain circumstances, and at its discretion upon the request of the buyer, pack and ship artworks in-house. In such event, Buyer agrees to the following conditions:
(a) All such packing, handling and shipping is at the sole risk of the Buyer and the Santa Fe Art Auction shall have no liability for any loss or damage to such items, and
(b) Buyer shall pay all related expenses in advance. Buyer should allow four to six weeks for shipping from the date of the auction.


SANTA FE ART AUCTION IS PLEASED TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING SHIPPING OPTIONS. PURCHASES SHALL NOT BE RELEASED UNTIL PAYMENT IS RECEIVED IN FULL.

_____ I would like to pick up my artworks from Santa Fe Art Auction.
Arrangements for pick up must be made within 2 weeks post sale via email or telephone. I understand that I may be liable for New Mexico Sales tax.
_____ I would like for Santa Fe Art Auction to arrange shipping.
Arrangements for pick up must be made within 2 weeks post sale via email or telephone. I understand that I may be liable for the sales tax at my shipping address.

_____ I would like my artwork to be released to a third-party shipping company (selected below).
If I select this method of shipping, I understand I must sign and deliver to the Santa Fe Art Auction the Release and Insurance Waiver below.

PAKMAIL
369 Montezuma Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Telephone: 505-989-7380
Website: weshipsantafe.com.

Art Handlers LTD
1570 Pacheco St. Suite A-1
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Telephone: 505-982-0228
info@arthandlers.com

Other:
Company Name / Authorized Agent _____________________________
Address __________________________
Telephone __________________
E-mail ____________________

RELEASE & INSURANCE WAIVER
1. I, ________________ ("Purchaser") have paid for and own the following art: Lot (s) # ________________ (hereinafter "Work(s) of Art").
2. I want my Work(s) of Art shipped via this shipper: ___________ ("Shipper"). Santa Fe Art Auction ("SFAA") is hereby directed to release the Work(s) of Art to Shipper at SFAA's location in Santa Fe, New Mexico on a date stated in writing to SFAA by Purchaser.
3. SFAA shall be released and discharged from any and all duties of care owing from SFAA to Purchaser and Purchaser hereby unconditionally waives any and all claims against SFAA.
4. Purchaser acknowledges and agrees that SFAA, and any of their agents do not carry specific insurance for the Work(s) of Art listed. The Purchaser has agreed to arrange or cause to be arranged the insurance for the transit and handling of the property. SFAA shall bear no responsibility for the adequacy of the Purchaser's insurance.
5. Upon delivery of the Work (s) of Art to Shipper, and at all times thereafter, Purchaser shall indemnify and hold SFAA harmless from and against any and all claims related to the Work(s) of Art, directly or indirectly, however such claims may arise.
6. Purchaser affirms to SFAA that Purchaser has the authority to execute and perform this Release.

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Buyers Signature Date

April 15, 2021 4:00 PM MDT

Santa Fe, NM, US

You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 20.0% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $199 $10
$200 $499 $20
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $29,999 $2,000
$30,000 $49,999 $2,500
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $299,999 $10,000
$300,000 $499,999 $20,000
$500,000 + $30,000