Patek Philippe ‘Top Hat’ ref. 1450

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Vintage Patek Philippe Top Hat ref. 1450 18k in rose gold

Title
An attractive and sought-after Patek Philippe Top Hat in a most rare 18k rose gold case, made in the 1940s in Switzerland

Case   
Rose gold, 18k

Dial
Applied hour markers, printed Patek Philippe branding

Movement
Manual wind, in-house Patek Philippe movement. Please take into account that this 90-year-old wristwatch cannot be compared with modern competitors in terms of time-keeping accuracy. A rate of approximately +/-2-5 minutes a day must be considered. The essence of this museal example is captured in its sophisticated design and rarity

Strap  
Vintage leather strap in 18mm, period correct, ‘round tip’

Condition
The extraordinary shaped, rose gold case makes this collectible Patek Philippe wristwatch a true connoisseurs watch. Elegance, sophisticated designs and museal quality are terms Patek Philippe watches associate with. This Top Hat example confirms that. Most dress watches from Patek Philippe from the 1940-1960s are in executed yellow gold, finding this unusual Top Hat configuration in the rare gold variant, excites the vintage watch collector.

Measurement
37 x 20.5 mm

Provenance
Private collector