Lot Number

ConditionVery good
Year of Production1950
Case Size35mm
Case MaterialRose gold
Dial ColorSilver
Movement TypeMechanical
LocationUnited States

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Dial: silvered Caliber: cal. 13"' mechanical, 23 jewels Movement number: 868'024 Case: 18k pink gold, snap on case back Case number : 668'393 Size: 35 mm diameter Signed: case, dial and movement Box: no Papers: no Accessories: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the date of sale on July 25, 1952 Reference 1518R | A pink gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, Made in 1950 Important Watches N11273_CSDBK_01 N11273_CSDBK_RXGLAM N11273_CSDBK_COVER N11273_CSDBK_02 N11273_CSDBK_03 N11273_CSDBK_04 N11273_CSDBK_05 N11273_CSDBK_detail_02_Cropped N11273_CSDBK_06 N11273_CSDBK_CS_02 N11273_CSDBK_CS_COMP_01 N11273_CSDBK_CS_COMP_02 Case: The case is in overall very good condition with signs of wear throughout commensurate with age. Signs of minor previous polishing. Some more visible surface scratches to the bezel and case band between the lower lugs. Upper right lug with a diagonal scratch visible to the naked eye. Lower right lug with some visible scuffs. Gold mark to the back of the lug and case band are visible. Lugs are robust and even. Case back with surface scuffing consistent with age. Later yellow gold service crown. Later 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe tang buckle in our view. Crystal glazing with surface scratches. Dial: Silvered dial remains in good overall condition and has seen historical cleaning in the past. Enamel signature remains attractive with the accent above the 'e' of Geneve visible. Some fading to the outermost track. Day and month window and area below 1 o'clock index with some more visible silver loss. Light surface spots throughout. Some light dust. Hands with some light wear and debris. Applied indexes with some light wear. Index for 4 o'clock with a small nick. Movement: The movement is running at time of cataloging, 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. ***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 and the state of California.***

Patek Philippe
Perpetual Calendar Chronorgraph - 1518R