Patek Philippe 2497 18k Perpetual Calendar

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Basic Info

Ref. No. 2497
Code 20820
Movement Manual winding
Case material Yellow gold
Year 1953
Condition 1 (mint)
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location United States, California, Thousand Oaks
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Movement Manual winding
Movement/Caliber 27 SC Q


Case material Yellow gold
Case diameter 37.5 mm
Dial Silver
Dial numerals Arabic numerals


Moonphase, Date, Month


Center Seconds, Genevian Seal


The Patek Philippe reference 2497 was produced from 1951 until 1963. Only 179 2497s were made. It is one of the most rare and collectable Patek wristwatches of all. This watch is from the first series 2497 production, which is characterized by the dial alternating arabic numerals and dot markers and feuille hands.

Original 18k case in clean and mint condition, with large domed bezel, acrylic crystal with day and month magnifier, stepped lugs, and snap-on case back. Dimensions are 37.5mm diameter by 12mm thick.

Original untouched silver dial with applied golden Arabic numerals and dot markers, apertures for day and month, moonphase display at 6 o’clock with date scale around it, and minutes and seconds chapter at dial periphery. Gorgeous original golden feuille hands and blued center seconds hand.

Original manual winding Patek Philippe Caliber 27 SC Q with 18 jewels and balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and in 5 positions. Movement is double-stamped with the Geneva Seal and is clean and running.