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Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare stainless steel waterproof wristwatch with Breguet numerals, luminous accents and luminous hands
Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare stainless steel waterproof wristwatch with Breguet numerals, luminous accents and luminous hands

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE & CO., GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 924'124, CASE NO. 629'553, REF. 565, MANUFACTURED IN 1943

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Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare stainless steel waterproof wristwatch with Breguet numerals, luminous accents and luminous hands
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, movement no. 924'124, case no. 629'553, ref. 565, manufactured in 1943
Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, metal dust cap, the silvered matte dial with applied steel Breguet numerals with luminous accents, luminous hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with downturned lugs, screw back, associated stainless steel mesh bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.

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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with applied steel Breguet numerals and radium in 1943 and its subsequent sale on 15 June 1944. This watch has never been offered in public before.

Reference 565 was made in two series, the first with caliber 12'''120, such as this watch, was launched in 1938. Production of the second series featuring sweep centre seconds and a caliber 12 SC movement started in 1942.

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