Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 13, 2016

LOT 171

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2551 DISCO VOLANTE YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 762403, case No. 690647, Ref. 2551. Sold on June 21st, 1956. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold, self-winding, water resistant wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the extract from the archives and a service invoice from Beyer dated 2007 in the amount of CHF 2'665.

CHF 10,000 - 15,000

HKD 80,000 - 120,000 / USD 10,000 - 15,000

Sold: CHF 12,500

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, stepped concave bezel, recessed winding crown, fluted lugs. Matte silver with applied yellow gold dart indexes and Arabic 12, outer engraved minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold dauphine hands. Cal. 12```600 AT, stamped twice with the seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 30 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan- neck micrometer regulator, 18K gold rotor.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm.