Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Apr 25, 2021

LOT 122

Ref. 2427, overhanging triangular expended lugs; 18K yellow gold

HKD 74,000 - 119,900

USD 9,500 - 15,470 / CHF 8,900 - 14,380

Sold: HKD 93,750

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, curved, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, overhanging triangular expended lugs, silver dial with applied radial yellow gold indexes and subsidiary seconds at 6.
Case-back is engraved in taille-douce (fine cut) with the mention “M.D.L / April 8, 1951”.

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-50-01



HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 2427

Year Circa 1950

Movement No. 972 304

Case No. 511 464 (by Jean-Pierre Ecoffey, succ. of Georges Croisier, Geneva)

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold buckle (by A. Wenger, Geneva)

Caliber 9-90, Glucydur balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions

Dimensions 40.6 x 26 mm.

Signature dial, case, movement and bracelet

Accessories Extract from the Archives


The Extract from the Archives, dated September 19, 2019, mentioned that this watch was manufactured on October 3, 1950.


Patek Philippe, Reference 2427

This reference is launched in 1948 and remained in production until circa 1955.
This rectangular-shaped watch is fitted with the Cal. 9-90.
Very few examples were produced.