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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2920

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, RETAILED BY CASA-WELCH, LIMA, MOVEMENT NO. 829'000, CASE NO. 506'071, REF. 544, CIRCA 1938

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, RETAILED BY CASA-WELCH, LIMA, MOVEMENT NO. 829'000, CASE NO. 506'071, REF. 544, CIRCA 1938

    Cal. 9 1/2''' nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometer regulation, the pink gilt dial with applied Roman and dot numerals, index hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with stepped and hooded lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    US$9,000-13,000
    EUR6,500-9,200

    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1938 and its subsequent sale on 26 June 1939.

    The reference 2508 was launched in 1951. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 204, pl. 328.