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Geneva, Dec 08, 2022

LOT 273

Patek Philippe
Ref. 559, rectangular-shaped, hooded lugs; 18K yellow gold

CHF 2,000 - 4,000

EUR 2,100 - 4,100 / USD 2,200 - 4,300 / HKD 16,600 - 33,200

Sold: CHF 2,500

18K yellow gold, manual-winding, vertical rectangular and square-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back, polished bezel, brushed hooded lugs.

Silver colour dial with applied suspended Roman numerals (II-IV-VIII-X-XII) and indexes; yellow gold “Baton” hands.

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Grading System
Grade: A


Case: 3-8


Slightly scratched

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-01



HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Reference 559

Year 1931

Movement No. 825 145

Case No. 505 683 (by Georges Croisier, Geneva)

Material 18K yellow gold

Bracelet brown leather strap

Buckle 18K yellow gold PP buckle

Caliber 9’’’, lever escapement

Dimensions 34.7 x 23.5 mm.

Weight 27.2 gr. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories Extract from the Archives


The Extract from the Archives, dated July 11, 2019, mentioned that this watch was sold on January 6, 1939.


The watch is stamp, inside the case-back, with French Assay Office import hallmark (owl) and Jean Guillermin master’s mark (“J G & Cie” inside a horizontal oval), the Parisian distributor of the Genevan brand.