12 April 2006
PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE 18K PINK GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH SCROLL-FORM LUGS
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 964437, Case No. 654564, Ref. 1491, manufactured in 1949
With nickel-finished lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, precision regulator, later Patek silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case with unusual scroll-form lugs, case, dial and movement signed
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Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirming the date of manufacture as 1949 and its subsequent sale on October 31st of the same year.
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