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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 260

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 966388, CASE NO. 658978, REF. 2448, MANUFACTURED IN 1950

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 966388, CASE NO. 658978, REF. 2448, MANUFACTURED IN 1950
    Cal. 12-120 nickel-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, precision regulator, silvered matte dial with applied gold dagger numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case with extended down-turned lugs, case, dial and movement signed
    35mm diam.


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    Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1950 and its subsequent sale on October 7th of the same year.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is only one of 5 examples of the reference 2448 in yellow gold known to the market.

    The reference 2448 was introduced to the market in 1948 and remained in production until at least 1952. It was made in both yellow and pink gold.