Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with a silvered dial, 18k gold indexes, and engraving on the case back in 1943 and its subsequent sale on October 4th of the same year.
Reference 1450, also known as Top Hat, was in production from 1940 until the 1960s. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by M. Huber & A. Banbery, 2nd edition p. 137, pl. 196
To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.