An 18 Karat Yellow Gold Ref. 2442 Wristwatch, Patek Philippe, Circa 1953,
43.00 x 28.00 mm case dimensions inclusive of lugs, matte silvered dial with noticeable patina signed PATEK PHILIPPE, applied gold Arabic and dart numerals, gold feuille hands painted black (possibly replaced), subsidiary seconds at 6 o'clock, rectangular case with flared and extended "banana" lugs, snap on case back, Cal. 9-90 manual wind rhodium plated movement with fausses côtes finish signed PATEK, PHILIPPE & Co., brown crocodile strap, later gold tone tang buckle.
Accompanied by a case with double hinged closure, later 14 karat yellow gold brick link bracelet with a deployant clasp.
Estimate $ 15,000-20,000