12 April 2006
Property from the Collection of a Distinguished Gentleman (Lots 1-65)
PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 720297, Case No. 673751, Ref. 2509, manufactured in 1953
Cal. 12-400, with nickel-finished lever movement stamped twice with the seal of Geneva, 18 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 position, metal dust cover, silvered matte dial with applied faceted baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular water-resistant-type case with stepped bezel and down-turned lugs, case, dial and movement signed
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Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture of this watch as 1953 and its subsequent sale on May 9th of the same year.
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