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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 104

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold square wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2496, MOVEMENT NO. 749'605, CASE NO. 517'085, MANUFACTURED IN 1958

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold square wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 2496, movement no. 749'605, case no. 517'085, manufactured in 1958
    Cal. 10-200 circular nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, micrometer regulator, silvered dial, applied gold baton numerals, gold baton hands, subsidiary seconds, square case with "Clous de Paris" hobnail pattern bezel and sides, downturned lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    26 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1958 and its subsequent sale on 7 July 1959.

    This watch has never been offered in public before and is in very well preserved overall condition.

    Reference 2496 was in production from 1951 until the mid 1960s.