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Patek Philippe. A Rare 18k Gold Wristwatch with Hooded Lugs
Patek Philippe. A Rare 18k Gold Wristwatch with Hooded Lugs

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 963175, CASE NO. 649799, REF. 1585, MANUFACTURED IN 1948

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Patek Philippe. A Rare 18k Gold Wristwatch with Hooded Lugs
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 963175, Case No. 649799, Ref. 1585, manufactured in 1948
Cal. 12-120, with nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, precision regulator, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case with unusual stepped hooded lugs, case, dial and movement signed
34mm diam.

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Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1948 and its subsequent sale on April 21st of the following year.

Patek Philippe commenced manufacture of the reference 1585 in 1944 and it remained in production until at least 1950. According to our research, this wristwatch represents one of only approximately 10 pieces to have appeared at auction in yellow gold.

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