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    Sale 2041

    Important Watches

    12 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 191

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 725340, CASE NO. 686333, REF. 2509, MANUFACTURED IN 1955

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 725340, CASE NO. 686333, REF. 2509, MANUFACTURED IN 1955
    Cal. 12-400 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, micrometer regulator, metal dust cover, silvered matte dial, applied faceted baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, stepped bezel, case, dial and movement signed
    35mm 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 October 31, 1955.

    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.

    Patek Philippe produced the reference 2509 from 1950 until approximately 1967. The model is known in three series:
    1st series, caliber 12-120
    2nd series, caliber 12-400
    3rd series, caliber 27AM 400

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 170, pl. 727.