Prestigious Wristwatches

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 582

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 973499, case No. 662919, Ref. 1593, circa 1952. Production of this reference started in 1944.Very fine and rare, flared, rectangular "bombé", 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch. Accompanied by an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle.

CHF 15,000 - 18,000

USD 9,000 - 11,000

Sold: CHF 20,125

C. two-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave sides, pillar-shaped lugs, "bombé" crystal. D. matte silver with applied yellow gold dart indexes and Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds dial. "Feuille" yellow gold hands.M. Cal. 9'''-90, tonneau, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed.Dim. 25 x 41 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3 - 5 - 01


This model was also made in very few examples with polychrome "cloisonné" enamel dial and in platinum with diamond-set indexes.