Patek Philippe 574R "TOP HAT" Rectangular watch with hooded lugs, circa 1939.
Patek Philippe 574R "TOP HAT" Rectangular watch with hooded lugs, circa 1939. The case is made of 18 Karat rose gold and measures 35 x 24 mm with rose dial and rose gold raised indexes. The watch comes with an 8"' 85 caliber movement # 851144, case # 619438. Further with an extract from the archives confirming it's date of manufacture and further sale in 1939
This example is in like NOS (new old stock condition)
Patek Philippe produced the reference 574 from 1938 until 1940. The model was replaced by the larger Top Hat reference 1450. This is one of 10 watches that are known and most are known to be in pink gold