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    Patek Philippe, Vintage "Top Hat" with Rare Error Buckle, 18K Yellow Gold, Manual Wind, Ref. 1450j, Circa 1946
    Case: 21x38 mm, 18K yellow gold, two body, rectangle, brushed and polished, with raised bezel extensions, hooded lugs, and snap back, No. 659348
    Dial: brushed silver, with applied yellow gold dot and baton markers, and sub seconds dial; yellow gold baton hands
    Movement: Patek Philippe caliber 9-90 manual wind, 18 jewels, Swiss lever, adjusted to five position plus temperature and isochronism, swan neck regulator, PXP on balance bridge, and nickel finish with Geneva stripes
    Band: leather, signed "Patek-Phillipe" on 18K yellow gold buckle
    Signed: Patek Philippe on dial, case, and movement; "Patek-Phillipe" on buckle

    This timepiece includes a buckle produced by a U.S. supplier with Patek Philippe misspelled "Patek-Phillipe" on the inner surface. Buckles with this misspelling had a production of less than one year before correction, making this among the rarest Patek Philippe buckles made.


    Condition Report*: Type: Patek Philippe, Vintage "Top Hat" with Rare Error Buckle, 18K Yellow Gold, Manual Wind, Ref. 1450j, Circa 1946
    Signed: Patek Philippe on dial, case, and movement; "Patek-Phillipe" on buckle
    Model: "Top Hat," Ref. 1450j
    Dial: brushed silver, with applied yellow gold dot and baton markers, and sub seconds dial
    Hands: yellow gold baton
    Metal: 18K yellow gold
    Case: #659348
    Case Info: two body, rectangle, brushed and polished, with raised bezel extensions, hooded lugs, and snap back
    Case Length: 38 mm lug to lug
    Case Width: 21 mm across
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Patek Philippe caliber 9-90 manual wind, 18 jewels, Swiss lever, adjusted to five position plus temperature and isochronism, swan neck regulator, PXP on balance bridge, and nickel finish with Geneva stripes
    Band: leather, signed "Patek-Phillipe" on 18K yellow gold buckle
    Circa: 1946
    Condition: Excellent refurbished dial on original dial plate. Excellent case, with sharp edges and crisp detailing. Running, but service is recommended.
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    3rd Monday
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