Only Online Auction

Geneva, Apr 07, 2021

LOT 110

Patek Philippe for Astrua
Ref. 533, chronograph, minute counter, “Champagne” dial; “Calatrava”; 18K yellow gold

CHF 43,400 - 65,000

EUR 40,000 - 60,000 / USD 47,800 - 72,000 / HKD 372,000 - 560,000

Sold: CHF 55,000

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with snap-on case-back, round flat bezel, “Champagne” colour dial with subsidiary seconds at 9 and two horological complications:
· 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two rectangular-shaped push-pieces) with tachometric scale graduated for 1 000 metres
· Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock)

“Champagne” colour dial, with applied suspended Roman 18K yellow gold numerals and radial indexes.

Movement 13-130, cut bimetallic compensated balance with gold poising screws and blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, index regulator with swan-neck spring and micrometric screw, eight adjustments, “Poinçon de Genève” (Geneva Quality Hallmark or Geneva seal).

Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 3-11


Slightly worn

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-10-01



HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Calatrava”, made for Astrua, Torino (Italy)

Reference 533

Year circa 1942

Movement No. 862 454

Case No. 621 725 (by Emile Vichet, Geneva)

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet black leather strap

Buckle gilded brass buckle

Caliber 13-130

Height 41.3 mm.

Width 33.1 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement


The purchase price payable by a buyer will be the sum of the final bid price plus the buyer’s premium, together with any applicable sales or compensating use tax. In addition to the hammer price, the buyer’s premium is payable as follows: 25% of the hammer price on each lot.

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