We are proud to offer this elegant Patek Philippe mens ref. 2472 watch with distinctive coin edge case and claw lugs showcased in today's offering.
With its classic silver face with unusual markers and gorgeous square case, it showcases very fine mid-century Patek style.
Its coin edge and claw lugs give it a wonderful profile from the side. Its large dial and and case and lug design make it wear larger than its dimensions.
Powering it is its illustrious Patek Philippe 10 ligne movement, unquestionably among the finest hand-winding movements ever built.
It has fully Patek parts down to all hands and the original signed winding crown.
Its case is better than near mint and still retains a perfectly clear hallmark. Its silver dial is bright and clean, previously restored - its original raised Patek Philippe enamel lettering is still visible.
One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it.
For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new crocodile strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment. Also accompanying it is its period correct Patek Philippe strap.
Accompanying it is an Extract from the Patek Philippe archives attesting to its originality and authenticity.
Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. international warranty on the movement and its function and a Connoisseur of Time timing certificate.
Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
Country of origin: Switzerland
Serial no.: 957,662
Year built: 1952 - sold August 11th, 1952
Model: Ref. 2472
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
Designed for: Men
Case material: 18K rose gold
Case markings (inside): Patek Philippe & Co, Geneve, Swiss, 18K, 2472, 512,962
Case condition: Better than near mint with light signs of having been polished. Its hallmark is perfectly crisp.
Dimensions: 27mm wide (excluding crown), 36mm long lug tip-to-tip
Dial: Silver with unusual rose gold applied multi-half-spherical indexes, signed Patek Philippe and Swiss, bright and clean, previously restored with original raised Patek Philippe lettering still visible
Hands: Patek Philippe, gold faceted "dauphines"
Movement type: Extremely high grade, Cal. 10-200, manually wound, rhodium-plated, "fausses cttes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic compensation balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator
Jewels: 18 rubies
Bands: 1. Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn 2. Also accompanying it is its period correct Patek Philippe strap the is fairly gently used and very serviceable. We also stock a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
Width between lugs: 17mm
Serviced: One of our watchmakers has disassembled it down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Extract from the Patek Philippe archives attesting to its originality and authenticity; Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity
Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee
We offer a 100%
satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way
unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime
within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our
client's expectations throughout the buying experience.
All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially
constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All
watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic
shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail,
and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier.
International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.
The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any
required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and
taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be
guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not
recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed
to be waterproof.