c. 1950's Patek Philippe Vintage Mens Midsize Handwound Watch, Ref. 1471 - 18K Rose Gold

Patek Philippe

Item No. 5442SH

Today's offering showcases this classic and pleasing Patek Philippe mens midsize dress watch.

Featuring an understated silver face and timeless case with long claw style lugs, it showcases a slender and elegant vintage style. And equipped with an illustrious Patek Philippe 10 line movement, unquestionably among the finest hand-winding movements ever built, it possesses all the necessary capabilities to earn it its place as one the finest timepieces in the world.

Ref. 1471 watches aren't often seen - we could not find any records showing that one has come up for sale in nearly the last 10 years at one of the major offering houses.

The 18K rose gold case is in excellent condition. The silver mixed baton and Roman dial has been previously restored.

Photos the inside available upon request.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Year built: c. 1950's.
  • Serial no.: 789,175
  • Model: Ref. 1471
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes
  • Designed for: Men
  • Dimensions: 31mm wide (excluding crown), 38mm long lug tip-to-tip 
  • Case material: 18K rose gold
  • Case markings (inside): Patek Phillipe, Geneve, 18K, 1471, 664046
  • Case condition: Good condition with light wear, signs of polishing, and wear to the inside of the lugs from a bracelet.
  • Dial: Silver, rose gold baton and Roman indices, signed Patek Philippe, previously restored
  • Hands: Original, rose gold "batons"
  • Movement type: Extremely high grade, manually wound, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, beryllium bronze escape wheel, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronisms and 5 positions, shock-absorbed, self-compensating Breguet balance-spring, micrometer regulator
  • Movement markings: Patek Philippe & Co., Geneve, Adjusted to Heat, Cold, Isochronism, 5 Positions, Eighteen Jewels, 23-300, stamped twice with the prestigious Poincon de Geneve
  • Jewels: 18 rubies
  • Band: Leather, hand made, fully stitched with unsigned gold tone buckle
  • Crystal: Mineral glass, mint condition
  • Serviced: Yes, freshly cleaned and oiled. Also included with the watch is a second genuine Patek Philippe stem as a spare part.
  • 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.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • 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.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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