Ref. 2459, movement no. 969.726, case no. 667.833, manufactured in 1951
Cal. 12'''120 nickel-finished lever movement, 18 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, swan neck regulator, the silvered matte dial with applied gold dagger and Arabic numerals, gold dauphine hands, subsidiary seconds, in large circular case with downturned teardrop lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed, with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle and accompanied by the Patek Philippe original box.
37 mm. diam.
Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1951 and its subsequent sale on 09 June 1952.
Manufacture of reference 2459 was launched in 1950. The first series, such as the present watch, featured a calibre 12'''120 movement, the second series calibre 12'''400.
The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 175.
Price: US $ 19,000