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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 11, 2012

LOT 503

PATEK PHILIPPE ? REF. 2405 - CLAW LUGS Patek Philippe & Co, Genève, movement No. 961452, case No. 420962, Ref. 2405. Made in 1948, sold on May 15th, 1948. Very fine and rare, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

C. Two-body, solid, polished, rounded bezel, fl uted sides and claw lugs. D. Brushed silver with applied yellow gold baton quarterhour indexes, black hour and outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. Yellow gold baton hands. M. 12'''-120, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, cut bimetallic compensation balance, blued steel Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 8.5 mm.

CHF 7,000 - 9,000

USD 7,500 - 9,500 / EUR 6,000 - 7,500

Sold: CHF 8,750


Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3

Good

Movement: 3*

Good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-17-01

Good

Slightly spotted

HANDS Original


Notes

A similar watch is illustrated in Patek Philippe, Huber & Banbery, 1988, p. 134.