6 December 2002
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 742584, Ref. 2550, circa 1954
10'''-200, with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva, the silvered matte dial with applied gold Arabic and lozenge-shaped numerals to the outer silvered engine-turned chapter ring, gold dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular case with enlarged stepped bezel, fancy curved lugs, snap on back (No. 683066 Ref. 2550), case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. wide
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Production of this model, reference 2550, began in 1954.
An archival image of this model is illustrated in Collecting Patek Philippe Watches by Madeleine & Osvaldo Patrizzi, p. 53.
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