10 April 2002
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold self-winding waterproof wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 1111960, Ref. 3425, circa 1961
27-460, with nickel-finished lever movement, 37 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 18K gold rotor, movement stamped with the Seal of Geneva, the silvered matte dial with applied baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, the circular water-resistant-type case with screw back (No. 2631684 Ref. 3425), downturned lugs, case, dial and movement signed
33 mm. diam.
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Production of this model, reference 3425, began in 1960. Another example is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 218.
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