Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jan 18, 2022

LOT 37

Patek Philippe.
Reference 1485, Etanche, Steel

EUR 5,000 - 7,000

USD 5,700 - 8,000 / HKD 44,100 - 62,000 / CHF 5,200 - 7,300

Sold: EUR 10,400

Very fine and rare water-resistant, square, stainless steel gentleman's wristwatch with special sliding strips on each side for water tightness of the case.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-7-50-01




HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 1485

Year made in 1941 sold in August 1942

Movement No. 910545

Case No. 624488

Caliber 10'''-110, 18 jewels

Dimensions 32 mm.

Weight 28 gr. (approx.)

Signature Dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


Lot in temporary importation and subject to additional fees (see our general terms and conditions of sale)


This model is usually found in gold and is very rare in stainless steel. A similar watch is published in "Patek Philippe Wristwatches", by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 1998 Edition, p. 151.