• Lot 204

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

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 2508, MOVEMENT NO. 702'978, CASE NO. 677'434, MANUFACTURED IN 1953

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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. 702'978, case no. 677'434, manufactured in 1953
    Cal. 27 SC nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, metal dust cap, silvered matte dial, applied luminous gold baton numerals, luminous dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, 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 with gold hour markers in 1953 and its subsequent sale on 4 June 1954. To the best of our knowledge, it has never been offered in public before.

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

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