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    Sale 1413

    Rare Watches Including Important Private Collections

    16 May 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 206

    Patek Philippe. A fine, rare and large 18K white gold wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and additional custom-made glazed display back

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 570, MOVEMENT NO. 712'342, CASE NO. 324'111, MANUFACTURED IN 1968

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    Patek Philippe. A fine, rare and large 18K white gold wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and additional custom-made glazed display back
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Calatrava model, ref. 570, movement no. 712'342, case no. 324'111, manufactured in 1968
    Cal. 27 SC mechanical movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, silvered dial, applied baton numerals, sweep centre seconds, outer beady minute divisions, large circular case, flat bezel, snap on back and additional custom-made glazed display snap on back, 18K white 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 in 1968 and its subsequent sale on 21 May 1968.

    This reference 570 is fitted with an additional glazed display snap on back, custom-made by the actual owner, allowing him to admire the state-of-the art movement. To the best of our knowledge it has never been offered in public before.

    The large Calatrava model reference 570 was introduced into the market in 1938, featuring either subsidiary or sweep centre seconds. It was available in stainless steel, yellow, pink and white gold and platinum.

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