Patek Philippe "The Hour Glass" 18K Yellow Gold Ref. 1593J
Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
Model: Vintage "The Hour Glass"
Reference Number: 1593J
Condition: Good, surface scratches on the crystal, minor loss on the surface of the dial
Time Period: 1944 - 1967
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector’s item
Our Best Price: $16,500
Movement: Manual winding
Case Material: 18K yellow gold Markovsky
Case Diameter: 32.5 mm x 25.5 mm - 41 mm x 25.5 mm (overall length including the lugs
Thickness: 10.5 mm
Water Resistance: -
Material Bezel: Fixed 18K yellow gold
Glass: Domed split acrylic
Dial: Silver - Patek Philippe signature shows refinish
Dial Numerals: Yellow gold applied Arabic numeral, dart-shaped, and dot hour indices (minor signs of oxidation due to age)
Bracelet color: Brown
Bracelet Material: Leather
Clasp material: 18K yellow gold
Hours, minutes, subsidiary small seconds dial at 6 o'clock
Tonneau elongated tank-shaped case with concave sides
Two-body, solid, polished, and brushed case, overhanging large pillar-shaped lugs and a domed and faceted split crystal
Yellow gold applied leaf-shaped hour/minute hands and small seconds hand
Solid 18K yellow gold snap-on case back
Bimetallic balance with overcoil spring-micrometer regulator
Straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance, self-compensating Bréguet balance spring
Seal of Genève quality mark
Côtes de Genève adorning the bridges and Perlage covering some of the movement's internal plates
This mechanism oscillates at the frequency of 19,800 vph (3 Hz)
Originally released in 1944, this model was the precursor and inspired similarly designed models like the ref. 2441 and 2442. The production lasted for a long time (from 1944 to 1967), with fewer than 1,000 watches made.
AKA "The Hour Glass"
Incomplete (no box, with an extract from the Patek Philippe Archives on order)
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