CIRCA: 1961
DIAL: Silvered
MOVEMENT: Automatic
FUNCTIONS: Time only
CALIBER: 27-460
ACCESSORIES: Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture date of 1961 and sale date of February 24, 1961 and Patek Philippe buckle in 18k gold
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Patek Philippe launched the reference 3433 in 1960 and was in production until around 1966. In this time period approximately 500 examples were produced, most in yellow gold. This model’s distinguishing features are the screw-back case and automatic movement. The dials on these models were made by Stern Frères and cases made by Wenger. Early examples like the present watch feature the “PP” crown whereas later ones bear the Calatrava cross.

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