Patek Philippe The first series “Secondi al Centro” ref. 2497. Status: sold


Extremely early example of the legendary yellow gold Patek Philippe perpetual calendar ref.2497. Introduced in 1951 Reference 2497 represents the very first Patek perpetual calendar wristwatch made in series to feature Center seconds.First series dials, like the present specimen, feature Arabic and dot applied indexes , whereas models produced later feature faceted batons. Patek “Secondi al Centro” is considered by many collectors the most beautiful perpetual calendar ever made. Moreover the present specimen is one of the very first of the series produced. The sexy curves of the large case, the spectacular dial enhanced by the charming feuille hands create a spectacular and powerful harmony. Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives.

Manufactured in: 1951
Case n.: 674xxx
Mov n.: 888xxx
Calibre: cal. 27SC Q
Papers: Patek Extract from the Archives
Diameter: 37mm

Status: sold

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