18 November 2003
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold wristwatch
Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, movement no. 721'413, case no. 678'512, ref. 1578, manufactured in 1953
Cal. 12-400, with nickel-finished fully jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, the silvered matt dial with applied dagger and Arabic numerals, gold feuille hands, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with downturned angular or "spider" lugs, snap on back, together with an 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
35 mm. diam.
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Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1953 and its subsequent sale on 17 February 1954. Furthermore delivered with a Patek Philippe presentation box.
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