Patek Philippe 1438 Vintage Reference 1438 Yellow Gold (32403)

32403 Patek Philippe Vintage reference 1438, 18K yellow gold case on a leather strap with an 18k yellow gold buckle, case has a stunning rosy patina and "hooded" lugs, manual wind caliber 9'90, silver dial with applied gold Roman numerals and dot indicators, yellow gold hands , Patek Philippe signature reads "Patek Philippe & Co Geneve",size: 23.5x33.8mm including lugs, thickness: 7.8mm, excellent condition with Patek Philippe extract from the archives (on order) and European Watch Company leather pouch.

$5,450

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This is a vintage c. 1940's/50's 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe 1438. It has an alligator leather strap with an 18K yellow gold buckle, and an acrylic crystal. It has a signed pull out winding crown, and a solid snap down case back. The 23.5mm by 33.8mm solid two-body case, hooded lugs, and thin square bezel, are polished/brushed. It has a silver dial with applied gold Roman numeral markers at the even hours, gold pip hour indices, and there are pointed thin gold baton hands. The case is beautifully aged with a rosey patina. There is a silver small constant running seconds register at 6 o'clock with a gold indicator hand and black markers. The 7.8mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Patek Philippe 1438 has a mechanical manual winding Patek Philippe caliber 9'90 movement. It's rhodium plated, with fausses cotes embellishment, and it's constructed with 18 jewels, a lever escapement, and a cut bimetallic balance that's adjusted for 3 positions. It includes a self-compensating blued steel Breguet flat balance spring, and a micrometer regulator.