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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 231

    Patek Philippe. An 18K gold automatic wristwatch with bracelet

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, RETAILED BY BEYER, REF. 3588/2, MOVEMENT NO. 1'284'107, CASE NO. 2'736'803, MANUFACTURED IN 1973

    Price Realised  

    Patek Philippe. An 18K gold automatic wristwatch with bracelet
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, retailed by Beyer, ref. 3588/2, movement no. 1'284'107, case no. 2'736'803, manufactured in 1973
    Cal. 28-255 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva Seal, 36 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, gilt dial, Roman numerals, circular case, textured bezel, snap on back, 18K gold integral Patek Philippe textured bracelet, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by maker and retailer
    35 mm. diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1973 and its subsequent sale on 22 April 1974.
    It has never been offered at auction before and is thought to be one of only ten examples of reference 3588/2 to appear in public to date.

    Reference 3588 was launched in 1970, the first series bearing reference 3588/1; production of reference 3588/2, the second series, started in 1972.