Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph wristwatch together with Patek Philippe Extract from Archives and fitted box  Ref:533, Case No.621724, Movement No.862463, Made in 1940, Sold 29th November 1940
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Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph wristwatch together with Patek Philippe Extract from Archives and fitted box
Ref:533, Case No.621724, Movement No.862463, Made in 1940, Sold 29th November 1940
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 37,889) inc. premium
Lot Details
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold chronograph wristwatch together with Patek Philippe Extract from Archives and fitted box
Ref:533, Case No.621724, Movement No.862463, Made in 1940, Sold 29th November 1940
23-jewel manual wind chronograph movement with 8 adjustments, straight line lever escapement, silvered dial with applied gilt hour dots and Roman 6 and 12, printed seconds and outer base scale, subsidiary dials at 3 and 9 for running seconds and 30 minute recording, polished round case with snap on back, squared chronograph pushers flanking the crown, case, dial and movement signed
33mm.

Footnotes

  • Reference 533 was introduced to the market in 1937 and is distinguished by the elegant look of its Calatrava case with the typical flat bezel. This model was in production until 1956.

    The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 264.
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