Important Watches & Jewelry
New York, Dec 08, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 565 BREGUET NUMERALS LUMINOUS DIAL STEEL Patek Philippe & Co, Genève, Ref. 565. Made in 1943 and sold on July 14, 1944. Very fine and rare, stainless steel wristwatch with Breguet numerals, luminous dot indexes and outer track. Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.
Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, flat bezel, screw-down case back, dust cap, concave lugs. Matte silver with applied steel Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, outer dot minute divisions. Steel epee hands. Cal. 12'''-120, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, monometallic balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan neck micrometer regulator.