- Rare Handcrafts
Manual winding

Miniature enamel and guilloché hand-engraved pocket watch. Decorative white gold open-faced pocket watch decorated with a Japanese Cranes scene in miniature enamel. The subtle nuances in the painting were obtained by extensive combinations of very few enamel colors. As many as 15 to 20 firings at a high temperature (~800°C) were required to complete the fine enameling of the caseback. White gold hand-guilloched dial under translucent blue-gray enamel. Gold applied Breguet numerals, white gold Feuille (leaf-shaped) hands. Crown set with one briolette-cut blue sapphire (0.31 ct). Hand-engraved white gold bow. Caliber 17’’’ LEP PS IRM. Manual winding. Power-reserve indication. Seconds subdial. Hand-crafted pocket watch stand set with a briolette-cut blue sapphire (0.38 ct) and 118 blue sapphires (1.37 ct). White gold on a white marble base. Unique piece. 2014.



17''' LEP PS IRM
Manual winding

Patek Philippe Caliber 17''' LEP PS IRM - Front
Front Back

17''' LEP PS IRM
Manual winding

Overall diameter: 38.65 mm. Height: 3.8 mm. Number of parts: 158. Bridges: 7. Jewels: 20. Power reserve: Min. 36 hours. Balance: Plain with screws. Frequency: 18 000 semi-oscillations per hour (2.5 Hz). Balance spring: Breguet.

Savoir faire

Rare Handcrafts
The enameler

From the seventeenth century onwards, enamelers’ skills were much in demand to adorn watchcases and decorate dials. Today, it’s an endangered craft – but not at Patek Philippe.

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