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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 307

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold rectangular curved wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2531, MOVEMENT NO. 976'048, CASE NO. 684'340, MANUFACTURED IN 1954

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold rectangular curved wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 2531, movement no. 976'048, case no. 684'340, manufactured in 1954
    Cal. 9'''90 rectangular-shaped nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, the silvered matte dial with applied gold baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, in rectangular curved case with raised bars to both ends, curved crystal, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    26 mm. wide & 38 mm. overall length


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1954 and its subsequent sale on 28 February 1955.

    To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never been offered in public before and is furthermore one of less than 20 examples of this reference in yellow gold to appear at auction to date.

    Production of reference 2531 was launched in 1952 and discontinued in the late 1950s.