29 November 2007
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH CENTRE SECONDS AND CHAMPAGNE DIAL
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 701'938, CASE NO. 673'667, REF. 2508, CIRCA 1952
Cal. 27 SC nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bi-metallic compensation balance, under dust cover, champagne coloured dial with applied facted baton numerals, outer minute track, gold dauphine hands, blued steel centre seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with stepped bezel and downturned lugs, screw back, together with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of this watch in 1952 and its subsequent sale on 5 March 1953.
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