Prestigious Wristwatches

Hotel Richemond, Geneva, Mar 31, 2001

LOT 589

Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 708178, case No. 2600048, Ref. 2481. Production of this reference started in 1950.Extremely rare and fine center-seconds, 18K pink gold and "cloisonné" enamel gentleman's wristwatch. Accompanied by an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the Extract from the Archives.

CHF 120,000 - 140,000

USD 75,000 - 85,000

Sold: CHF 157,500

C. two-body, solid, polished, fluted lugs, concave bezel. D. "cloisonné" enamel representing "Tropical Landscape" with applied pink gold dot indexes and Arabic numerals, painted minutes and seconds on the outer brushed pink gold ring. "Dauphine" pink gold hands. M. Cal. 27-SC, stamped with the Geneva Quality Hall Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 36 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2 - 01


Similar watches are illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 1998 Edition, pages 205, 209 and 211 and in "Collecting Patek Philippe Watches" by M. and O. Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, Genova, 2000 edition, p. 227, pl. 392.