5 June 2003
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, No. 700721, Ref. 1578, circa 1950
27 SC, with nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, movement stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva, the silvered brushed dial with applied Arabic and dagger numerals, outer minutes track, sweep center seconds, the circular case with snap on back (No. 663944 Ref. 1578), downturned angular lugs, together with Patek Philippe red felt pouch, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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