11 June 2004
Patek Philippe. An 18K pink gold wristwatch with sweep center seconds
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Movement No. 700440, Case No. 662962, 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, downturned faceted lugs, case, dial and movement signed
34 mm. diam.
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Production of this model, reference 1578, was launched in 1943.
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