PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 3445, WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 1232902, Ref. 3445. Made circa 1970. Very fine and very rare, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with date and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a Patek Philippe box, Certificate of Origin, hang tag, Patek Philippe (Japan) service guarantee card and a booklet. Two-body, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, stepped inclined bezel, recessed winding crown, lapidated straight lugs. Satiné silver with applied white gold baton indexes, outer dot minute division, subsidiary seconds dial, white gold rimmed aperture for the jump date. White gold baton hands. Cal. 27-460 M, stamped twice with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium plated, fausses cotes decoration, 37 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, 18K gold rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 35 mm. Thickness 10 mm. Property of a Japanese Collector Notes The reference 3445 is rare in white gold. This example has remained in new old stock condition still with its case back sticker, original Patek Philippe leather band and never polished case.