Patek Philippe 2468J 18K gold Hour Glass Case Watch Circa 1955
Patek Philippe 2468J 18 Kt Yellow gold "Hour Glass" Case Watch Is one of the most iconic designs from Patek Philippe in the mid 20th century.
The watch measures 39 x 23 mm and has a classic timeless design, soft and rounded shape. The watch Unisex and is suitable for a woman or man.
This 1955 yellow gold vintage Patek Philippe Ref# 2468 rectangular case is accompanied with an Extract from the Archives. This 18kt yellow gold example with applied gold Arabic numeral, dagger shaped hour markers, subsidiary dial for constant seconds, rectangular-shaped case, flared sides and lugs, snap on case. The watch is overall excellent condition for its age and has very crisp and legible hallmarks.
Essay: 2468 was manufactured for a relatively short period of time between 1949 and the mid 1950s. It very closely resembles the more common reference 1593 and is just 2mm smaller in length and width. There have been only 20 yellow gold examples of ref.2468 identified from the market.