5 June 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold rectangular-shaped wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 837405, Ref. 2402, circa 1945
9'''-90, with rectangular-shaped nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the champagne dial with applied pink gold Arabic, baton and dot numerals, pink gold baton hands, subsidiary seconds, the rectangular-shaped case with massive fancy hooded flared lugs, snap on back (No. 637348), together with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. long
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Production of this model, reference 2402, began in 1945.
Patek Philippe confirm production of the present lot in 1945 and its subsequent sale on October 6th, 1945. Examples in 18K pink gold rarely appear at auction.
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