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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2923

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K PINK GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH PINK DIAL

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 838'153, CASE NO. 641'779, REF. 1450, CIRCA 1946

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K PINK GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH PINK DIAL
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 838'153, CASE NO. 641'779, REF. 1450, CIRCA 1946

    Cal. 9.90 tonneau-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, , bi-metallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, precision regulation, the pink gilt dial with applied baton and dot numerals, index hands, subsidiary seconds, in rectangular case with bombé crystal, distinctive double hooded downturned lugs, snap on back, together with an 18k pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    Total length of case including lugs 39 mm.


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    US$7,500-10,000
    EUR5,500-7,300

    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1946 and its subsequent sale on 7 May 1946.

    Production of the reference 1450 began in 1940. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, first edition p. 113, pl. 158, second edition p. 137, pl. 196 and in Armanduhren by G. Negretti, F. Nencini, p. 217, pl. 156-157.