5 June 2003
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare platinum self-winding water-resistant wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, retailed by Tiffany & Co., No. 764241, Ref. 2551, circa 1959
12-600 AT, with nickel-finished lever movement, 30 jewels, Gyromax balance, 18K gold rotor, movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva the silvered matte dial with applied platinum baton indexes, platinum dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, the circular case with stepped bezel, downturned lugs, screw back (No. 695331 Ref. 2551), accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. diam.
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Production of this model, reference 2551, was launched in 1949. Examples in platinum are extremely rare.
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