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Patek Philippe. A lady's unusual, heavy and rare 18K gold bracelet watch with concealed dial
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Patek Philippe. A lady's unusual, heavy and rare 18K gold bracelet watch with concealed dial

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2252-1, MOVEMENT NO. 947’104, CASE NO. 678’622, MADE IN 1954

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Patek Philippe. A lady's unusual, heavy and rare 18K gold bracelet watch with concealed dial
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 2252-1, MOVEMENT NO. 947’104, CASE NO. 678’622, MADE IN 1954
Movement: cal. 7’’’70, manual, signed
Dial: signed
Case: rectangular, hinged cover to conceal the dial, snap on back engraved “My Paul, 1955”, signed
With: 18K gold Patek Philippe integral bracelet with fluted shell-shaped links, approx. overall length 165 mm. Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch in 1954 with a bracelet in yellow gold and its subsequent sale on 31 August 1955.
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Lot Essay

Consigned by a private collector the present watch has never been offered in public before and is preserved in very good overall condition. It is believed to be one of only two examples of ref. 2252-1 in yellow gold known to exist to date, the second in the Patek Philippe Museum Collection, Inv. P-708, illustrated in Patek Philippe Museum - Patek Philippe Watches, Vol. II, p. 197.

Case and bracelet were supplied by the celebrated firm A. and E. Wenger of Geneva, Patek Philippe's casemaker of choice particularly for shaped watches.

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