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Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 21, 1995
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 863473, case No. 636428, Ref. 1518, lst series, circa 1945. Produced in 281 examples from 1941 to 1954 in yellow and pink gold of which two known to date in stainless steel. Extremely fine and rare astronomic, 18ct gold gentleman's wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, tachometer, perpetual calendar and moon phases.
C. massive, polished. D. mat silver with applied gold Arabic numerals + auxiliary seconds and 30 minutes register dials, outer tachometer graduation, graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months and the lunations. "Feuille" gold hands. M . 13 "' Q rhodiumed, "fausses côtes" decoration, 2 3 jewels, lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to 8 positions, Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. In excellent condition. Diam. 34 mm.