13 November 2006
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 3433, movement no. 1'110'305, case no. 2'614'359, manufactured in 1961
Cal. 27-460 nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rotor, the silvered brushed dial with applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, in circular water-resistant-type case with stepped bezel, screw back, downturned fluted lugs, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of the present watch in 1961 and its subsequent sale on 11 April 1961.
Production of reference 3433 was launched in 1960 and replaced reference 2551.
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