Patek Philippe. An 18K gold rectangular wristwatch
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Patek Philippe. An 18K gold rectangular wristwatch

SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 1593, MOVEMENT NO. 977'023, CASE NO. 696'225, MANUFACTURED IN 1956

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Patek Philippe. An 18K gold rectangular wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 1593, movement no. 977'023, case no. 696'225, manufactured in 1956
Cal. 9'''90 rectangular-shaped mechanical movement, silvered matte dial, applied gold dagger, Arabic and dot numerals, subsidiary seconds, rectangular case with concave sides, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
22 mm. wide & 41 mm. overall length
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Lot Essay

With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1956 and its subsequent sale on 24 September 1957.

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 model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, pages 128 & 129, as well as page 141.

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