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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2331

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A STAINLESS STEEL CUSHION-SHAPED AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3580, MOVEMENT NO. 1'183'862, CASE NO. 2'703'705, MANUFACTURED IN 1972

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A STAINLESS STEEL CUSHION-SHAPED AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 3580, MOVEMENT NO. 1'183'862, CASE NO. 2'703'705, MANUFACTURED IN 1972
    Cal. 350 automatic movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 28 jewels, blue brushed dial, applied baton numerals, sweep centre seconds, cushion-shaped case, enlarged brushed bezel, winding crown to the screw back, stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch in 1972 and its subsequent sale on 9 October 1972.

    Reference 3580 was launched in 1972/1973 and remained in production until the early 1980s, available exclusively in stainless steel, with silvered or blue dials and applied white gold numerals. It is one of Patek Philippe's rare automatic watches in steel case and furthermore the only backwound watch in steel.

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    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.