11 June 2004,
Price realised USD 5,378
USD 4,500 - USD 5,500
Patek Philippe. A fine 18K pink gold wristwatch with teardrop lugs
Signed Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, Retailed by Freccero, Movement No. 961868, Case No. 650115, Ref. 1509, circa 1948
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, the pink dial with applied pink gold baton indexes, gold baton hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular case with teardrop lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Production of this model, reference 1509, began in 1941. A similar example, with center seconds, is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 2nd edition, by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, p. 181.
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