This Patek Philippe 431J Extra Large Curved Rectangular Art Deco watch features a case that measures 47 x 25mm and comes with a raised gold Breguet dial and a 10” 200 caliber movement, #950853 and case #644310. The case is an extremely fine example with very strong hallmarks that have not been published away. The is a brilliant example of this reference.
Date & Paperwork:
The watch was made in 1947, confirmed with an extract from the archives confirming its date of manufacture and further sale. Additionally, the watch comes with a one year movement guarantee.
Reference 431 was produced beginning around 1929 through 1947, and is one of the rare watch models that was produced before references were given. It was given the reference 431 in 1932, and over its period of production, was made in several series using different caliber movements.