• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 346

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1143319, CASE NO. 2653490, REF. NO. 2588, MANUFACTURED IN 1968

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1143319, CASE NO. 2653490, REF. NO. 2588, MANUFACTURED IN 1968
    Cal. 23-300 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, gilt dial, applied baton numerals, circular case, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
    33mm diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1968 and its subsequent sale on June 12th of the same year.

    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.

    Patek Philippe produced the reference 2588 from 1957 until approximately 1968. This reference number was produced in yellow, pink and white gold as well as platinum.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.