20 October 2005
PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K PINK GOLD RECTANGULAR WRISTWATCH WITH UNUSUAL LUGS
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 955902, Case No. 663027, Ref. 2440, circa 1950
With circular nickel-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometer regulator, silvered matte dial with applied Arabic and faceted traingular numerals, subsidiary seconds, moulded rectangular case with stepped teardrop lugs, case, dial and movement signed, with 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle
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Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives.
Patek Philippe commenced production of the reference 2440 in 1948. For a similar example see Huber & Banbery, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, Volume 2, First Edition, p. 112, pl. 154.
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