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Patek Philippe - 18k Gold Reference 2551 Automatic - Mint Plus Plus!

Almost like a demo...in exceptional condition! Patek Philippe Reference 2551, the 'milestone' AUTOMATIC! Made in 1956! This Reference 2551 was for the first self-winding wristwatch ever made by Patek Philippe. Strap with 18K gold Patek Philippe buckle. Extract from the Archives is available too.

Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, screwed-down case back, stepped concave bezel, fluted lugs. Movement is caliber 12-600 AT, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses-côtes" decoration, 30 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring, swan-neck micrometer regulator, 18K gold rotor, screw-down case back. The dial, case and movement are signed. Diameter is 36 mm x 11 mm thick. Sell for $21,500 or trade!
 

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