• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 249

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 784920, CASE NO. 2613577, REF. 2589, RETAILED BY TIFFANY & CO., MANUFACTURED IN 1960

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 784920, Case No. 2613577, Ref. 2589, Retailed by Tiffany & Co., manufactured in 1960
    Cal. 23-300 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, circular monogrammed case with down-turned lugs, case, dial and movement signed, dial further signed for the retailer, with a 14k gold buckle
    33mm diam.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1960 and its subsequent sale on September 1st of the same year.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is one of only 10 examples of the reference 2589 known to the market.

    The reference 2589 was introduced to the market in 1957 and remained in production until 1964.