Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel waterproof wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel waterproof wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, MOVEMENT NO. 706'071, CASE NO. 673'636, REF. 2508, MANUFACTURED IN 1956

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Patek Philippe. A fine and rare stainless steel waterproof wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and bracelet
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, movement no. 706'071, case no. 673'636, ref. 2508, manufactured in 1956
Cal. 27SC, with nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, Glucydur balance, metal dust cover, the silvered matt dial with applied square and dagger numerals, silvered dauphine hands, sweep centre seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with screw back, downturned lugs, together with a stainless steel link bracelet stamped GF, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.

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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1956 and its subsequent sale on 13 March 1957.

Reference 2508 was launched in 1951. To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never been offered in public before. It is delivered with a stainless steel bracelet stamped GF for Gay Frères. For a note on Gay Frères see lot 224 in this sale.

Another example of a reference 2508 is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 204, pl. 328.
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