Patek Philippe. A rare and very fine 18K rose gold wrist chronograph with tachymeter scale
Ref. 1579, Case no. 657560, Movement No. 867714, retailed by Gobbi, Milano, circa 1950
Cal 13 "' movement with two button chronograph mechanism activated by rectangular pushers in the case band, 23 jewels, monometallic balance with overcoiled spring and precision regulator, silvered dial with applied gold faceted dot numerals and Arabic numerals at noon and 6 o'clock, subsidiary dials for continuous seconds and 30 minute elapsed time register, gold hour and minute hands, blued steel sweep seconds hand, within a round case with faceted lugs, maker's leather strap and signed 18K rose gold buckle, case, dial and movement signed, dial signed by retailer. 36mm diam.
- Accompanied by an Extract from the Patek Philippe Archives confirmong the manufacture of the watch in 1949 and its sale October 25,1950.