Description

    Patek Philippe & Co. Ref. 1579 Rare Rose Gold Vintage Chronograph Wristwatch, circa 1946
    Case: 18k rose gold, No. 645006, three body, 36 mm, snap on back, angular "spider" lugs
    Dial: two tone silver, applied pink gold Arabic numerals and baton hands, subsidiary dials for the constant seconds and the 30 minutes register
    Movement: No. 867062, caliber 13-130, nickel finished lever movement, 23 jewels, 8 adjustments, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometric regulator
    Band: Patek Philippe alligator strap and 18k pink gold buckle
    Signed: triple signed Patek Philippe & Co.

    Note: This classic timepiece is presented with an Extract from the Archives stating 1946 as the date of manufacture with the date of sale as December 17th, 1947. The reference 1579 was produced from 1943 to approximately 1964. A total of 450 examples were produced and it is believed that only 185 examples were in rose gold.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Patek Philippe & Co. Ref. 1579 Rare Rose Gold Vintage Chronograph Wristwatch
    Dial: two tone silver
    Hands; rose gold baton hands
    Metal: 18k rose gold
    Case No: 645006
    Case Info: three body, snap on back
    Case Width: 36 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 867062, caliber 13-130, nickel finished lever movement, 23 jewels, 8 adjustments, bi-metallic compensation balance, micrometric regulator
    Band: black Patek Philippe strap and 18k buckle
    Circa: 1946
    Condition: movement is very good and running, case is very good, dial is very good, refreshed


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