8 December 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 701887, Ref. 570, Calatrava model, circa 1951
27 SC, with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, the silvered matte dial with applied Roman and baton numerals, outer track calibrated for 60 units, gold feuille hands, sweep center seconds, the large circular case with snap on back (No. 304198 Ref. 570), downturned lugs, together with an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Similar examples of this model, reference 570, are illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 169-170.
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