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Patek Philippe Chronograph
Yellow Gold Tasti Tondi Chronograph Watch Ref. 1463

Pre-owned () | Year of production 1953 | No original box | Original papers
Fixed price $200,000
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Basic Info

Listing code EWXOF5
Brand Patek Philippe
Model Chronograph
Reference number 1463
Dealer product code 43174992249071
Movement Manual winding
Case material Yellow gold
Year of production 1953
Condition (Worn with little to no signs of wear)
Scope of delivery
Original papers, no original box
Location United States of America, California, Beverly Hills
Price $200,000
Availability Available now

Caliber

Movement Manual winding

Case

Case material Yellow gold
Case diameter 35 mm

Functions

Chronograph

Description

Description
Brand: Patek Philippe
Model: Chronograph
Reference: 1463
Year: 1953
Material: 18k YG
Dial Color: Silver with Warm Hue
Dimensions: 35 mm
Watch Movement: Manual-Wind
Bracelet/Strap: Brown
Box/Paper: Archive Paper
Condition: Excellent Overall Condition, No Notable Signs of Wear
SKU: 182315
In the 1930s, Patek Philippe introduced their first chronograph wristwatches in the Reference 130 and 530. Shortly after, in 1940, the illustrious brand released their first (and only in the 20th century) waterproof chronograph, the Reference 1463. The challenge with creating a waterproof chronograph lay in the pushers, which is why the pushers on the 1463 differ from the 130 and 530. These round pushers with attractive decorative ends inspired the nickname tasti tondi by more modern collectors. Tondi (or singularly Tondo) is circular artwork created during the Renaissance era, short for the Italian word rotondo or round. As few as 750 examples were created between 1940 and the late 1960s, with only 400 being yellow gold, making top condition examples a rare find. This wonderful example offered here features a fantastic, sharp case with clear hallmarks and a warm gold patina. The beautiful dial also features a nice warm hue with some light patina just inside the case at 3 oclock and free of any notable flaws.

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