6 December 2002
PROPERTY OF A WEST COAST COLLECTOR
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold chronograph wristwatch with two-tone silvered dial
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 867952, Ref. 130, circa 1950
13''', with nickel-finished lever movement, 23 jewels, the silvered matte dial with applied Arabic and baton numerals, tachometer scale to outer silvered brushed chapter ring, blued steel chronograph hand, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 30 minute register, the circular case with downturned lugs, snap on back (No. 664244 Ref. 130), two rectangular chronograph buttons in the band, together with an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. diam.
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Patek Philippe confirm production of this watch in 1950 and its subsequent sale on 13 July 1951. Examples with two-tone silvered dials rarely appear at auction.
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