PATEK PHILIPPE | REFERENCE 1590 YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH STEPPED DROP LUGS MADE IN 1947
3,500 - 5,500 GBP
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- REFERENCE 1590 YELLOW GOLD WRISTWATCH WITH STEPPED DROP LUGS MADE IN 1947
Dial: silvered Calibre: cal. 12-120 manual winding, 18 jewels Movement number: 960’211 Case: 18ct yellow gold, snap-on back Case number: 643’105 Closure: brown unsigned alligator strap with unsigned yellow metal pin buckle Dimensions: 35mm diameter Signed: case, dial and movement Accessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming date of sale on August 29th, 1947
The reference 1590 is a particularly interesting vintage timepiece. Firstly, it has a generous 35mm case diameter making it oversized for that period and a fitting size by today's standards. Furthermore, the stepped drop lugs add a unique character to the watch. The reference 1590 was produced during six years only, between 1944 and 1950. Until today, less than twenty examples in yellow gold have been offered at auction.