Exclusive Timepieces 31 October 2020 | Monaco LOT 116

116

Patek Philippe Elegant and Refined Wristwatch in Pink Gold, Reference 2459 With Fancy Lugs, Accompained by Extract from the Archives

Estimate € 10,000 –⁠ 20,000

The item will be sold under “Temporary Importation” and import VAT will be charged on the hammer price, ONLY if it is delivered within the EU. See the GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS of the sale.

Lot Description

Model: Fancy lugs
Reference: 2459
Case Material: Pink gold
Bracelet Material: Leather Strap
Year: 1954
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 12-400
Case N°: 673874
Movement N°: 722437
Dimensions: 36 mm
Signed: Case, dial, movement
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

The present lot is a specimen of reference 2459 realized by Patek Philippe. This very reference was launched in 1950 and was available in two series: the first one featured a caliber 12’’’120 movement while the second, such as the present watch, has the caliber 12″’400. This wristwatch has a three-body case manufactured in pink gold with a snap on back, inclined bezel and very nice extended teardrop lugs. The conditions of this very elegant timepieces are nice with original and massive proportions. The matte silver dial has a fine charm due to the ageing, with applied pink gold Arabic numerals and dart indexes, auxiliary seconds dial and dauphine pink gold hands. The watch is offered with the Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in pink gold in 1954 and its subsequent sale on 26 May 1954.