• Lot 145

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold rectangular wristwatch with original certificate, receipt, cheque and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2477, MOVEMENT NO. 974'280, CASE NO. 512'377, MANUFACTURED IN 1951

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold rectangular wristwatch with original certificate, receipt, cheque and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 2477, movement no. 974'280, case no. 512'377, manufactured in 1951
    Cal. 9'''90 rectangular-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied pink gold dagger and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, rectangular case, raised bezel, raised downturned lugs, domed crystal, curved snap on back, 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    25 mm. wide & 40 mm. overall length


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    With Patek Philippe Certificat d'Origine et de Garantie dated 29 September 1952, original receipt "from Mr. William M. Miller the sum of Fr.1125.- (USD263.-) including 10 Swiss Luxury Tax, for a man's wrist watch No.974280 in gold 18 kt, style 2477, on a leather band, with gold buckle 18 kt. Thank you!" and original cheque in the amount of USD 263.00 made out to Patek Philippe & Co., signed Marguerite A. Miller. Furthermore delivered with original fitted Patek Philippe brown leather presentation box and Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with raised gold hour markers in 1951 and its subsequent sale on 29 September 1952.

    To the best of our knowledge, the present watch is one of only two examples of this reference in pink gold to appear in public to date.

    Reference 2477 was launched in 1950 and remained in production during a short period of time only. The model was available in yellow and pink gold.