Patek Philippe. An 18K gold manual wind rectangular wristwatch with hooded lugs  Top Hat, Ref: 1450, Circa 1942

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Patek Philippe. An 18K gold manual wind rectangular wristwatch with hooded lugs
Top Hat, Ref: 1450, Circa 1942

£ 3,000 - 4,000
US$ 3,700 - 5,000
Patek Philippe. An 18K gold manual wind rectangular wristwatch with hooded lugs
Model: Top Hat
Reference: 1450
Date: Circa 1942
Movement: 18-jewel Cal.9-90 manual wind, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, No.837693
Dial: Brushed silvered, applied gilt baton and dot hour markers, subsidiary seconds at 6, gilt pointed baton hands
Case: Brushed and polished curved rectangular, snap on back with personal inscription, hooded lugs, No.637307
Strap/Bracelet: Brown crocodile leather
Buckle/Clasp: Gold plated buckle
Signed: Case, dial & movement
Size: 25mm x 37mm

Footnotes

  • One of the most iconic rectangular designs, the reference 1450 became known as the "Top Hat" model, and was produced from the 1940's through the 1960's in yellow, white, and pink gold, as well as in platinum.
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