Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Oct 27, 2019

LOT 389

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 576, DRIVER’S, TWO-TONE ASYMMETRICAL CASE; 18K PINK AND WHITE GOLD

18K pink and white gold, manual-winding, asymmetrical square-shaped and vertical rectangular-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, snap-on case-back

Brand Patek Philippe

Reference 576

Year Cica 1941

Movement No. 851 726

Calibre  8-85, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, Geneva Quality Hall Mark

Case No. 623 693

Bracelet Black leather strap, stainless steel buckle

Dimensions 31.7 x 23.6 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

Accessories Extract from the archivies

HKD 160,000 - 200,000

CHF 19,900 - 24,850 / USD 20,000 - 25,000

Sold: HKD 187,500


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-8

Good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 3-8*

Good

Slightly scratched

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-53-01

Good

Reprinted

HANDS Original


Notes

The Extract from the Archives, dated May 21, 2007, mentioned that this watch was sold on September 17, 1941. Patek Philippe, Reference 576 This reference is launched in 1938. This asymmetrical square-shaped watch is fitted with the Cal. 8-85. Extremely few examples were produced; only two examples are known to-date. Bibliography • Huber, Martin, & Banbery, Alan, Patek Philippe Wristwatches, 1998, p. 165, ill. 250 (black & white Archives photo).