Patek Philippe, Yellow Gold Manual Winding Wristwatch
Sold For $5,000Inclusive of applicable buyer's fee.
Ref. 2501, mvt. 955848, case 663809, made in 1955. Diameter: 33.5 mm
Cal. 10'''200 manual winding movement, 18 jewels, gilt dial, painted black Roman numerals and baton indexes, baton hands, 18k yellow gold case, stepped bezel, down turned lugs, inscribed snap on case back, case, dial and movement signed.
The movement is running at time of cataloguing, however it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer’s discretion. Please note that Sotheby’s does not guarantee the future working of the movement.
Case in overall good vintage condition with wear, scuffing, and oxidation consistent with use and age. An indentation to the bezel at 2. Light scuffing overall. Some heavier scuffs and scratches to the case back. Case back inscribed H.J.B. Dial in overall good vintage condition with light wear. Some surface coloring likely some oxidation overall. Movement in excellent condition.
Please be advised that the bands on this watch are made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e., alligator and crocodile) and thus not sold with the watch, they are for display purposes only. We will remove these bands prior to international shipping.
Please note that the strap may be removed for international shipping.