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Lot No. 241 (93rd Auction)
Patek Philippe & Co. à Genève, Movement No. 201326, Case No. 602385, 26 x 36 mm, circa 1925

A gentleman's important "Tonneau" shape Geneva wristwatch of the Swedish sports shooter and Olympic champion Vilhelm Carlberg (1880 - 1970)
Case: 18k gold, push back with dedication engraving: "Vilhelm Carlberg 24.12.1925", 18k Patek Philippe gold buckle. Dial: silvered. Movm.: bridge movement, screw compensation balance.

Vilhelm Carlberg was a Swedish Army officer and sports shooter. He competed at the 1906, 1908, 1912 and 1924 Olympics and won three gold, four silver and one bronze medals. With three gold and two silver medals he was the most successful athlete at the 1912 Olympics. In 1913, he won two medals at the ISSF World Shooting Championships. His twin brother Eric competed alongside Gustaf at all those four Olympics.
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilhelm_Carlberg, as of 02/11/2016
Estimate  8,500 - 11,000 €
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