Lot 991
  • 991

Patek Philippe

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
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Description

  • Patek Philippe
  • A LARGE YELLOW GOLD CUSHION FORM CENTER SECONDS WRISTWATCH WITH DATE
    REF 3597/2 MVT 6096 CASE 2720555 'BETA 21' MADE IN 1972
  • yellow gold
  • length 42 mm, bracelet circumference approximately 178 mm
• cal. B-21 quartz movement, 13 jewels • two toned gilt dial, applied yellow gold baton indexes, baton hands, center seconds, aperture for date, outer minute divisions • large 18k yellow gold cushion form case without lugs, solid screw down case back • case, dial, and movement signed • with an 18k yellow gold integrated grill form bracelet and folding clasp

Catalogue Note

Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the year of manufacture in 1972, and sale on September 5th, 1973 with a yellow gold bracelet.

Reference 3587 was launched in 1969, later becoming 3597 in 1973. The Beta-21 is a historically significant timepiece, conceived by Patek Philippe during the 1970s quartz era. 
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