8 December 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 709081, Ref. 570, Calatrava model, circa 1960
27 SC, with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva, the silvered brushed dial with applied baton indexes, gold dauphine hands, sweep center seconds, the large circular case with snap on back (No. 311238 Ref. 570), downturned lugs, together with a modern 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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