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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2933

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY RARE PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 972'838, CASE NO. 661'423, REF. 2461, CIRCA 1950

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY RARE PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 972'838, CASE NO. 661'423, REF. 2461, CIRCA 1950

    Cal. 9.90 tonneau-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, mono-metallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, the silvered two-tone dial with applied baguette and round-cut diamond-set numerals, white gold feuille hands, subsidiary seconds, in rectangular case with faceted crystal, downturned lugs, snap on back, together with a stainless steel Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    Total length of case including lugs 42 mm.


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    US$19,000-32,000
    EUR14,000-23,000

    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1950 and its subsequent sale on 14 April 1951.

    The reference 2461 was launched in 1950 and is the successor of the reference 425.