Lot 174
  • 174

Patek Philippe

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 USD
Sold
87,500 USD
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Description

  • A FINE YELLOW GOLD PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES
    REF 1526 MVT 964561 CASE 659422 MADE IN 1949
  • yellow gold, alligator
• cal. 12'''' manual winding nickel lever movement, 18 jewels, bi-metallic balance • silvered dial, applied gold Arabic numerals and dot indexes, twin apertures for day and month, subsidiary seconds combined with moon phases and date • 18k yellow gold case, concave bezel, solid snap on case back • case, dial, and movement signed

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives confirming date of sale on 19 January 1951.

Reference 1526 was manufactured from 1941 until 1952 and together with Reference 1518 was the first perpetual calendar wristwatch produced in series by any company.

According to research approximately 210 pieces were made over twelve years of production. 

For more information about Ref. 1526, please see Huber, M. & Banbery, A. Patek Philippe Genève, 1988, pp. 215 & 226.

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