11 June 2004
Patek Philippe. A fine 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with enamel dial
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 763050, Case No. 694821, Ref. 2526, circa 1956
12-600 AT, with nickel-finished lever movement, 30 jewels, Gyromax balance, 18K gold engine-turned rotor, movement stamped with the Seal of Geneva, the cream enamel dial with applied gold baton indexes, gold dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular water-resistant-type case with screw back, downturned lugs, together with an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Production of reference 2526 was launched in 1953.
Other examples of this model are illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, pp. 213, 216-217.
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