Lot 2350
  • 2350

PATEK PHILIPPE | CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1953

Estimate
200,000 - 320,000 HKD
Sold
250,000 HKD
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Description

  • CALATRAVA, REFERENCE 96 A PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET WRISTWATCH, MADE IN 1953
Calibre: cal. 12-400 mechanicalMovement number: 720'809Case: platinum, snap on backCase number: 305'518Closure: black Patek Philippe alligator strap and 18k white gold buckleSize: 31 mm diameterSigned: case, dial and movementAccessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with diamond hour-markers in 1953 and its subsequent sale on 11 August 1953

Catalogue Note

Sophisticated and smart, the present watch is a reference 96 Calatrava that was made in 1953. With its well-defined round case and elongated lugs, the reference experienced great success and remained in Patek Philippe’s collection for over 40 years from 1932. Although the dial has been cleaned professionally, the case of the watch is preserved in an attractive overall condition which is unusual for a 66 year old watch. The present lot will appeal to the collector who prefers a minimalistic design.
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