Patek Philippe. A Fine and Rare Platinum and Diamond-Set Rectangular Wristwatch
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Patek Philippe. A Fine and Rare Platinum and Diamond-Set Rectangular Wristwatch

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 1593, MOVEMENT NO. 839'983, CASE NO. 650'758, CIRCA 1948

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Patek Philippe. A Fine and Rare Platinum and Diamond-Set Rectangular Wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 1593, Movement No. 839'983, Case No. 650'758, Circa 1948
Cal. 9'''90 mechanical movement, 18 jewels, silvered matte dial, applied diamond-set numerals, subsidiary seconds, rectangular-shaped case, concave sides, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
26mm width & 42mm length
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Lot Essay

With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with diamond numerals was sold on July 17, 1948.

According to our research the present watch has never before been offered in public.

Reference 1593, launched in 1944, is one of Patek Philippe's best designs ever given to a rectangular wristwatch. For over 20 years, this model was available in gold, only few examples were cased in platinum. The present watch fitted with the attractive diamond-set dial represents a most elegant and rare version of this reference.

The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, pages 128 & 129 and 141 & 142.

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