Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

LOT 224

Ref. 2425, large lateral mountings prolonged by downturned lugs; so-called “Skater”; 18K yellow gold

HKD 92,000 - 138,450

USD 11,900 - 17,850 / CHF 11,100 - 16,590

Sold: HKD 137,500

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, horizontal rectangular-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, large lateral mountings prolonged by downturned lugs, champagne dial with subsidiary seconds at 6.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-6-8-01


Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 2425

Year Circa 1947

Movement No. 951 076

Case No. 650 175 (by Jean Sogno, Geneva)

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle gilded metal buckle

Caliber 10-200, eight adjustments

Dimensions 36.6 x 31.6 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


The Extract from the Archives, dated September 19, 2019, mentioned that this watch was sold on March 11, 1948.


Patek Philippe, Reference 2425

This reference is launched in 1947 and remained in production until the late-1940’s.
This rectangular-shaped watch is fitted with the Cal. 10-200.
The majority in yellow gold, more rarely in rose gold.
The watch is fitted with the Cal. 10-200.
Around 60 examples were produced.
The watch is so-called “Skater” by collectors.

• Patrizzi, Osvaldo, Collecting Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 2010, vol. II, p. 141 (No. 599, similar watch in 18K rose gold).