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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Dec 11, 2013

LOT 79

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2508 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, No. 704045, case No. 687983, Ref. 2508. Made in 1955. Very fine and rare, center seconds, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

Two-body, polished and brushed, screw-down case back, stepped bezel, concave lugs, dust protecting cap. Matte silver with applied yellow gold faceted dart and pyramid indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 27-SC, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, shock absorber, self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed.

USD 6,000 - 9,000

HKD 47,000 - 70,000 / CHF 5,700 - 8,600

Sold: USD 7,875

Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-9



Movement: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Dial: 3-13-01


Slightly damaged

HANDS Original


DIAM. 35 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm.