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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 302

    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2536, MOVEMENT NO. 728'246, CASE NO. 423'190, MANUFACTURED IN 1957

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and unusual 18K gold wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 2536, movement no. 728'246, case no. 423'190, manufactured in 1957
    Cal. 12-400 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied gold baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, enlarged bezel and overlapping lugs, snap on back, 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with silvered dial and applied gold numerals in 1957 and its subsequent sale on 28 November 1959. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe invoice for overhaul of the watch in Geneva in 2006.

    Reference 2536 was launched in 1954 and discontinued already two years later. According to research, the present watch is one of only five examples of this reference in yellow gold to appear in public to date.

    Reference 2536 is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 192, pl. 304.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN