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Patek Philippe. An 18K gold openface keyless lever dress watch
This lot is offered without reserve. Many of the w… Read more PATEK PHILIPPERef. 600
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold openface keyless lever dress watch

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 600, MOVEMENT NO. 892'282, CASE NO. 695'052, MANUFACTURED IN 1956

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Patek Philippe. An 18K gold openface keyless lever dress watch
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 600, movement no. 892'282, case no. 695'052, manufactured in 1956
Movement: cal. 17-140, manual, 18 jewels, stamped twice with the Geneva seal, signed
Dial: signed
Case: snap on back, 43.5 mm. diam., signed
With: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with laped gold indexes in 1956 and its subsequent sale on 16 April 1957
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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Please note that this watch does not incorporate any material from endangered species

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Lot Essay

Reference 600 was launched in 1933 and was one of Patek Philippe's most popular dress watches ever produced. Also called "white tie" or "smoking" watch, its timeless, modernist design enjoys still today great popularity amongst collectors.

The model was available in yellow, pink and white gold and in platinum, with sweep centre and subsidiary seconds.

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