Important Watches & Jewelry

New York, Dec 08, 2016

LOT 115

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2532 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 2532. Made circa 1955. Very fine and rare, water resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch.

USD 4,000 - 6,000

HKD 31,000 - 47,000 / CHF 4,000 - 6,000

Sold: USD 6,250

Two-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, dust cover, screw-down case back, concave lugs. Matte silver with applied yellow gold dart and baton indexes, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold baton hands. Cal. 12-400, rhodium-plated, stamped twice with the seal of Geneva quality mark, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronisms and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 34 mm. THICKNESS 10 mm. Production of REFERENCE 2532 began in 1952. An example is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 1998, page 193.