10 April 2001
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 744572, circa 1955
10'''-200, with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva, the silvered matt dial with applied baton numerals, the circular case with stepped bezel, downturned lugs, engraved name to the snap on back (No. 689705 Ref. 2501), case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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Production of this model, reference 2501, was launched in 1951.
A similar example is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 155.
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