Patek Philippe & Cie, Genève, No. 703740, case No. 684037, Ref. 2481. Extremely rare and fine center-seconds 18K pink gold gentleman's wristwatch with an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Two-body, solid, polished, fluted lugs, concave bezel. Two-tone silver with applied pink gold dot indexes and radialRoman numerals, painted minutes and seconds on the outerbrushed ring. Pink gold "bâton" hands. Cal. 27-SC, rhodium-plated,"fausses-côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight line leverescapement, cut bimetallic balance, shock-absorber, Breguetbalance spring, micrometer regulator.Dial, case and movement signed.Diam. 36 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. This watch is published in "Patek Philippe Wristwatches", by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 1998, pp. 205, 209 and 211. This watch is published in “Collecting Patek Philippe Wristwatches” by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore, 2004, vol. II, p. 157. This watch was previously sold by Antiquorum on November 16, 2002, lot 569.