13 November 2001
PATEK PHILIPPE, A VERY FINE AND EXCEPTIONALLY RARE PLATINUM MINUTE REPEATING WRISTWATCH
Patek Philippe, Ref:2524-1, No. 138417, Movement 1909, cased by Patek Philippe in 1956, sold on 3 May 1956.
Nickel finished 29-jewel lever movement, eight adjustments, wolf's tooth winding, jewelled to the hammers, two hammers striking on gongs, silvered dial with applied baton hours, Dauphine hands, circular case with snap on back (ref: 2524-1, no. 692094), down turned fancy lugs, repeat slide in the band, maker's strap and platinum buckle, movement, dial and case signed.
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For an example of this reference see, Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, Patek Philippe, Geneve, 1998, second edition, p. 163, fig. 248.
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