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    Sale 1992

    Important Watches

    24 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 136

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 927391, CASE NO. 632189, REF. 1503/1, MANUFACTURED IN 1945

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE STAINLESS STEEL AND PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 927391, CASE NO. 632189, REF. 1503/1, MANUFACTURED IN 1945
    Cal. 12-120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, precision regulator, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, pink matte dial with applied Arabic and baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, stainless steel circular case with pink gold teardrop 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 1945 and its subsequent sale on March 1st of the following year.

    According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is one of only 2 examples of the reference 1503 in stainless steel and pink gold known to the market

    The reference 1503 was introduced to the market in 1941 and remained in production until at least 1950.