Exclusive Timepieces 17 October 2021 | Monaco

Auction Details

It is with great pleasure that we present you our new catalogue of fall 2021. A wonderful journey through the world of watch collecting.

Morning Session:
10:30 AM CEST – lots 100 to 169
Afternoon Session:
2:30 PM CEST – lots 170 to 288

263 Patek Philippe Very Elegant and Rare Perpetual Calendar Wristwatch in Pink Gold, Reference 1526, With Moon Phases and Extract From Archives

Estimate: € 180,000 –⁠ 360,000

Model: Triple Calendar Moon Phase
Reference: 1526
Case Material: Pink Gold
Bracelet Material: Pink Gold
Year: 1951
Movement: Manual
Caliber: 12-120
Case N°: 665499
Movement N°: 966944
Dimensions: 34 mm
Signed: Dial, movement and case
Accessories: Extract from the Archives

The present lot is an elegant specimen with a prepetual calendar moon phase produced by Patek Philippe. It is an exponent of the reference 1526, from 1940 to 1952, available in the course of years cased in predominantly in yellow gold, small series in pink gold and just one known in steel, this masterpiece combines a Calatrava-style case and a minimalist dial audaciously ahead of its time. Furthermore, reference 1526 was the first serially produced perpetual calendar wristwatch the present watch displays a very attractive 34 mm case in pink gold very well preserved with a slight principle of oxidation. Long thick lugs and thin bezel enhance the impression of size and wrist presence. The dial is in magnificent condition and provides an elegant and serene contrast with the pink gold case. The black day and month are indicated by a window at 12 o'clock and the date via a particular hand at six o'clock inside the aperture of the moon phase and completed by another hand indicating the day and night in the same position. With applied Arabic and dot numerals, the elegance of this timepiece it’s extremely popular.