YEAR: 1943
CASE MATERIAL: 18k rose gold
DIAMETER: 33 mm.
STRAP MATERIAL: Leather strap
DIAL: Stern Frères “bombe” rose dial with raised gold hour markers
FUNCTIONS: Time only
BUCKLE: gilt buckle
WITH: Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the watch in 1943 and its subsequent sale on 29 June 1943

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This is a possibly unique Patek Philippe Ref. 1538 in 18k pink gold and a salmon dial. The case, made by Eggly & Cie, features two import hallmarks on the caseback for Lisbon, Portugal. It is believed that Portuguese hallmarked Patek Philippe watches are considered extremely rare and collectible.

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