€18.900 Regular price

Patek Philippe Ellipse 18k Jumbo 1978

Originally debuted in 1968, the Golden Ellipse model designed by Patek Philippe has transcended the formality of employing only traditional shaped wristwatches. Its bold case design of balancing between roundness and rectangularity have led to what watch connoisseurs consider as a golden ratio.

Our reference 3738, also known as the Jumbo model comes in outstanding nos condition and a stunning blue sigma sunburst dial with the Patek Philippe automatic Cal. 240 including the original box and papers.


  • excellent overall condition, showing no traces of use (nos)
  • 3- body 18k yellow gold Favre & Perret case with snap-on case back
  • 31 mm (without crown) / 35.5 mm (lug-to-lug) / 18 mm (between lugs)
  • Ref.: 3738
  • Year: 1978
  • total weight: 45g


  • Patek Philippe Cal. 240 - automatic
  • 27 jewels, 21600 A/h, 48 hours power reserve
  • professionally serviced 04/2024
  • +1 sec / 340°


  • original never touched blue sunburst sigma dial in great condition 
  • original hands, dial and crown
  • tiny discoloration next to 11 o'clock


  • original Patek Philippe black leather strap fitting up to 20 cm wrist size / 1.7 mm thick
  • original Patek Philippe 18k yellow gold buckle


  • comes with original Patek Philippe box & original certificate from Patek Philippe



Has this been authenticated?

All watches at Goldammer are guaranteed authentic by our trusted watchmakers and us. Certificate included!

Has this been serviced?

All watches at Goldammer are professionally serviced before being offered at our shop. Servicing is done by our trusted watchmakers and gone through very capable hands.

Mechanical guarantee?

Each watch comes with a 1-year mechanical warranty so if anything goes wrong, please let us know immediately.

Inspection period?

We definitely want you to love your watch, so you always have 14 days to fall in love or return to Goldammer, no questions asked.

How much is the shipping?

We exclusively deliver worldwide via DHL Express which is free for you.

General care?

Given that most of our watches are around half a century old, they will need to be treated with extra love and care, and they require servicing every 4-5 years.

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