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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 212

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2500, MOVEMENT NO. 740'147, CASE NO. 676'894, MANUFACTURED IN 1953

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 2500, movement no. 740'147, case no. 676'894, manufactured in 1953
    Cal. 10-200 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied gold baton and square-shaped numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, stepped bezel, downturned fluted lugs, snap on back, 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with raised gold hour markers in 1963 and its subsequent sale on 15 October 1953. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe invoice for overhaul of the watch in 2006. To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never been offered in public before.

    Reference 2500 was launched in 1951. The model was made in two versions, the first series, such as the present watch, with calibre 10'''200, the second with calibre 12'''400.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the correct diameter of this watch is 34 mm. and not 35 mm. as stated in the printed version of the catalogue.
    Le diametre correcte de cette montre est 34 mm et non pas 35 mm comme stipule dans la version imprimee du catalogue.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN