13 November 2001
PATEK PHILIPPE, A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH PERPETUAL CALENDAR AND MOONPHASE
Patek Philippe, Ref:2497, First Series, No. 888011, 1953, sold on 28 January 1954.
27 SC Q, rhodum finished 18-jewel lever movement adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions with monometallic cut compensation balance and swan-neck micrometer adjustment to the regulator, movement stamped with the Seal of Geneva, silvered dial with applied gold Arabic and dot markers, gold Feuille hands, centre seconds, day, month and moonphase apertures and subsidiary date dial, circular case with concave bezel, snap on back (ref:2497, no. 674376) and down turned lugs, maker's strap and 18ct gold buckle, movement, dial and case signed.
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For an example of this reference see, Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, Patek Philippe, Geneve, 1998, second edition, p. 285, fig. 442.
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