Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1952 and its subsequent sale on July 14th of the same year.
According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is one of only 6 examples of the reference 2459 in pink gold known to the market.
The reference 2459 was introduced to the market in 1950 and remained in production until at least 1956.
For a similar example see Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, Volume 2, Second Edition, p. 175, pl. 273.