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Patek Philippe platinum, pedigreed to the Maharaja of Kutch, possibly unique?

1924

Patek Philippe platinum, pedigreed to the Maharaja of Kutch, possibly unique?

1924

Color

N/A

Condition

Excellent

Material

Platinum

Place of production

Switzerland

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Description

1924 Patek Philippe square platinum, pedigreed to the Maharaja of Kutch, possibly unique? Manufactured in 1924, according to Mr. Glad of Patek Philippe this watch was sold to the Maharaja of Kutch in Gujarat in 1924 (information given in June 1991 and September 1992) The watch was entirely serviced by Patek in June 1991, since then it was stored and never worn. 25 x 33 mm Original Patek platinum buckle and bracelet. The Maharajas of Kutch, descendants of the formidable Jadeja dynasty, were renowned for their immense wealth and lavish lifestyles, which stood as testaments to their power and influence in western India. Since the 13th century, these rulers had amassed vast fortunes through trade, taxation, and land ownership, establishing themselves as prominent figures in the region. As the 20th century unfolded, their riches continued to flourish, buoyed by successful ventures in industries such as textiles, shipping, and agriculture. Their palaces, adorned with priceless treasures and remarkable craftsmanship, were symbols of their prosperity and prestige, reflecting the splendor of their reign. Despite the changing times, the Maharajas remained dedicated to upholding their legacy of wealth and grandeur, leaving behind a rich history that continues to captivate and inspire. Inv:D240061

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Description

1924 Patek Philippe square platinum, pedigreed to the Maharaja of Kutch, possibly unique?

Manufactured in 1924, according to Mr. Glad of Patek Philippe this watch was sold to the Maharaja of Kutch in Gujarat in 1924 (information given in June 1991 and September 1992)

The watch was entirely serviced by Patek in June 1991, since then it was stored and never worn.

25 x 33 mm
Original Patek platinum buckle and bracelet.

The Maharajas of Kutch, descendants of the formidable Jadeja dynasty, were renowned for their immense wealth and lavish lifestyles, which stood as testaments to their power and influence in western India. Since the 13th century, these rulers had amassed vast fortunes through trade, taxation, and land ownership, establishing themselves as prominent figures in the region. As the 20th century unfolded, their riches continued to flourish, buoyed by successful ventures in industries such as textiles, shipping, and agriculture. Their palaces, adorned with priceless treasures and remarkable craftsmanship, were symbols of their prosperity and prestige, reflecting the splendor of their reign. Despite the changing times, the Maharajas remained dedicated to upholding their legacy of wealth and grandeur, leaving behind a rich history that continues to captivate and inspire.
Inv:D240061