13 November 2001
PATEK PHILIPPE, A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD WORLD TIME WRISTWATCH WITH TWO CROWNS
Patek Philippe, Ref:2523/001, No. 724310, started 1954, finished 1965, sold 29 September 1981.
12-400HU, rhodium finished 18-jewel lever movement, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, monometallic cut compensation balance, swan-neck micrometer adjustment to the regulator, movement stamped with the Seal of Geneva, engine turned dial plate with applied gold baton markers and gold hands, rotating central two-tone day-night 24-hour dial, outer rotating silver dial engraved with 41 place names adjusted by the crown at nine, circular case with snap on back and faced lugs, maker's strap and 18ct gold buckle, movement, dial and case signed.
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