Introduction: Patek Philippe 2444R 18K Rose gold square shape case measuring 36 x26mm with large wide polished bezel, with a rose gilt dial and raised rose gold indices. The watch was made in 1952-1953 and is fitted with a 10"200 18-jewel movement #740093, Case # 513881. The Dial, Case and Movement all signed and in excellent Condition.
Case: Massive polished Rose gold measuring 26 x 36mm with large down turned lugs. The case was made by the master case maker George Crosier. C# 513881
Dial: The original factory dial is that unusual special rose' champagne color that is not quite pink or gilt. Raised rose gold applied markers and Rose Baton hands.
Movement: Caliber10"200 18-jewel movement #740093.
Date & Paperwork: The watch was made between 1952-1953 and an extract from the archives has been ordered.
Essay: Production of this model, reference 2444, began in 1948. This is another of the post war Bold dramatic movement that was typical of the square and rectangular shaped cased after the war.