Ref. 2481 “Yellow Gold” Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 707041, case No. 2604421, Ref. 2481. Made circa 1959. Fine and very rare, large, center-seconds, 18K yellow gold gentleman's wristwatch. Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, fluted curved lugs, concave bezel. Brushed silver with applied yellow gold faceted bâton indexes and dot minute markers. Yellow gold "Dauphine" hands. Cal. 27-SC, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock-absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, “swan-neck” micrometer regulator. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 10 mm. Notes Ref. 2481 Production of this reference started in 1950. It was also produced with polychrome cloisonné enamel dials, mostly representing exotic landscapes.