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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 79

    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold wristwatch with Breguet numerals

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, REF. 592, MOVEMENT NO. 921'332, CASE NO. 625'318, MANUFACTURED IN 1941

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold wristwatch with Breguet numerals
    Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, ref. 592, movement no. 921'332, case no. 625'318, manufactured in 1941
    Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, swan neck regulator, the silvered matte dial with applied gold Breguet numerals, gold spade hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with stepped bezel, snap on back, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    33 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial and applied yellow gold Breguet numerals in 1941 and its subsequent sale on 14 January 1942. It has never been offered in public before and is thought to be one of 12 examples of this reference in yellow gold to appear at auction to date.

    Reference 592 was in production from 1938 until the late 1940s, available in yellow gold, pink gold and stainless steel, either with subsidiary or sweep centre seconds.

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