Patek Philippe YELLOW GOLD NEW OLD STOCK ELLIPSE REF. 3838/1J
The ref. 3838 was launched in 1982, originally for men, but the size today is a perfect fit for a man or a woman. Made in 18K yellow and white gold, and available on a strap or with numerous integrated bracelet options, this quartz watch featured the caliber E27. When launched, this bracelet version retailed for 14,500 CHF.
This example is from the first year of production and is the best preserved and most complete example of the reference known to exist. This fresh-to-market watch is complete with its original Certificate of Origin, box, receipts and retailer cards. Furthermore, the watch is in truly mint condition with a beautiful patina.