Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 606

Ref. 2573/2, "White Gold" Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 794108, case No. 428772, Ref. 2573/2. Made in 1963, sold on October 21, 1963. Very fine and rare, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch. Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.

CHF 9,000 - 11,000

EUR 5,500 - 7,000 / USD 7,500 - 9,000

C. Three-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave lugs. D. Matte silver with applied white gold baton indexes, subsidiary seconds dial. White gold "baton" hands. M. Cal. 23-300, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, beryllium bronze escape wheel, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, selfcompensating free-sprung blued steel Breguet balance spring. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33 mm. Thickness 7 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3


Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original


A similar watch is illustrated in ?Collecting Patek Philippe Wristwatches? by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, 2004, vol II, p. 196.