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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, May 10, 2020

LOT 240

Patek Philippe - Ref. 2461, bevelled bezel, so-called “Tegolino”; platinum

Platinum, manual-winding, vertical rectangular-shaped, curvex, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, bevelled bezel, straight lugs, diamond-set silver dial with subsidiary seconds at 6.

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 2461

Year Circa 1953

Movement No. 975 385

Case No. 678 695 (by C. Markowski, Geneva)

Material platinum

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle platinum Patek Philippe buckle

Caliber 9-90, Gyromax balance, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, Geneva Quality Hall Mark

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives

HKD 216,000 - 258,000

USD 27,600 - 33,000 / EUR 25,000 - 30,000 / CHF 27,600 - 33,000

Sold: HKD 262,500


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3 *
Dial: 3-01

Good

HANDS Original


Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated November 6, 2012, mentioned that this watch was sold on October 14, 1953.
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Patek Philippe, Ref. 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 Italian collectors.
Bibliography

Patrizzi, Osvaldo, Collecting Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 2010, vol. II, p. 62 (No. 260, similar watch).