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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 210

    Patek Philippe. A large 18K gold wristwatch

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 1589, MOVEMENT NO. 969'218, CASE NO. 302'999, MANUFACTURED IN 1951

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    Patek Philippe. A large 18K gold wristwatch
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 1589, movement no. 969'218, case no. 302'999, manufactured in 1951
    Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, swan neck regulator, the silvered matte dial with applied gold square-shaped and Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, in large circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with applied gold Breguet numerals in 1951 and its subsequent sale on 13 June 1952. It has never been offered at auction before.

    Manufacture of reference 1589 was launched in 1944.