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Details & Cataloguing

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Patek Philippe
REF 524 PINK GOLD CURVED DRIVER'S WRISTWATCH  MADE IN 1939
Dial: silvered
Calibre:
cal. 8'''85 manual winding, 18 jewels
Movement number: 
851'130 
Case:
18k pink gold, snap-on back
Case number: 
615'590 
Closure:
18k pink gold Patek Philippe buckle
Dimensions: 
23 x 29mm
Signed:
case, dial and movement
Accessories:
Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming date of sale on February 5th, 1940
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Catalogue Note

The present example is known as a driver's watch as its curved asymmetric shape makes it easy to view on the wrist while one's hands are on a steering wheel.

For a similar example see, Barracca, Negretti & Necini, Ore D'Oro 2, p. 36, pls. 3 & 3a.

Important Watches

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