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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 431

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2461, BEVELLED BEZEL, SO-CALLED “TEGOLINO”; 18K WHITE GOLD

18K white gold, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, curved, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, bevelled bezel, teardrop lugs, silver dial with subsidiary seconds at 6.

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 2461

Year Circa 1964

Movement No. 977 693

Calibre  9-90, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 posi- tions, Geneva Quality Hall Mark

Case No. 2 615 959

Bracelet Black leather strap, gilded metal buckle

Dimensions 42.2 x 22.4 mm.

Signature Dial, case and movement

Accessories Original fitted box; Extract from the Archives

HKD 120,000 - 160,000

CHF 14,300 - 19,750 / USD 14,350 - 19,900

Sold: HKD 193,750


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-50-01

Good

Refreshed

HANDS Original


Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated September 19, 2019, mentioned that this watch was sold on June 22, 1964. 

Patek Philippe, Reference 2461 
This reference is launched in 1960 and remained in production until the mid-1960’s.
This rectangular-shaped watch is fitted with the Cal. 9-90.
The majority in yellow gold and platinum, more rarely in rose gold, even more rarely in white gold.
The model replaced in 1950 the Ref. 425 (slightly smaller).
The watch is so-called “Tegolino” by collectors.
Bibliography
• Patrizzi, Osvaldo, Collecting Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 2010, vol. II, p. 62 (No. 260, similar watch).