Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1972 and its subsequent sale on September 5th of the same year.
According to our research the present watch has never before appeared at auction. It is one of only 10 examples of the 3544 in yellow gold known to the market.
The reference 3544 was introduced to the market in 1967 and produced until at least 1977. It was made in both yellow and white gold and sold with both leather and gold bracelets.