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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 211

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold wristwatch with sweep centre seconds

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 2508, MOVEMENT NO. 704'946, CASE NO. 691'482, MANUFACTURED IN 1955

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold wristwatch with sweep centre seconds
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Calatrava model, ref. 2508, movement no. 704'946, case no. 691'482, manufactured in 1955
    Cal. 27 SC nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, micrometer regulator, metal dust cover, silvered matte dial, applied gold square-shaped and dagger numerals, sweep centre seconds, circular water-resistant type case with screw back, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1955 and its subsequent sale on 28 April 1956. It has never been offered in public before and is preserved in very good overall condition.

    Reference 2508 was launched in 1951 and was in production until at least 1960. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 204, pl. 328.