PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 2497 YELLOW GOLD FIRST SERIES
Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 888085, case No. 683855, Ref. 2497,
Made in 1953. Very fine and rare, astronomic, center seconds, 18K
yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar and moon phases.
Accompanied by an Extract from the Archives.
Three-body, solid, polished, snap-on case back, concave bezel,
fluted and curved lugs.
Matte silver with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals and dot
indexes, outer 1/5th seconds track with 5-second Arabic markers,
graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the
week, the months and the moon phases. Yellow gold feuille hands.
Cal. 27-SC Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark,
rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever
escapement, cut bimetallic balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism
and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance
spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator.