PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD WRISTWATCH.SIGNED PATEK, PHILIPPE & CO., GEVEVA, REF. 1543, MOVEMENT NO. 961'038, CASE NO. 548'671, MANUFACTURED IN 1947.Mechanical jewelled movement stamped with the Geneva seal, silvered dial, Arabic and baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, snap on back engraved William Kemper, JR, 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed.35 mm. diam..Special Notice.Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country..View Lot Notes >.Lot Notes.US$6,000-9,000.With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1947 and its subsequent sale on 14 January 1948. Furthermore delivered with a fitted presentation box..To the best of our knowledge, the present watch is fresh to the auction market..Patek Philippe produced reference 1543 from 1942 until 1950. The oversized flared lugs have been referred to as Mickey Mouse lugs.