With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1951 and its subsequent sale on November 15th of the same year.
To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never before been offered in public.
The present example is one of six known to the market.
Reference 2471 is illustrated in Patek Philippe in America, Reference Guide, by J. Reardon, Vol. 1, p. 68.