Patek Philippe - 3448J Howes

Perpetual Calendar 3448

Brand: Patek Philippe
Family: Grand Complications
Reference: 3448J Howes
Name: Perpetual Calendar 3448
Produced: 1962 - 1985
Limited: No

Case

Material: Yellow gold
Glass: Plexi
Back: Closed
Shape: Round
Diameter: 37.00 mm
Height: 12.00 mm

Dial

Color: Silver
Indexes: Stick / Dot
Hands: Dauphine
3448J Howes : Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 3448

Description

The Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar 3448 was, thanks to its 27-460Q movement, the very first automatic perpetual calendar to appear on the market. A total of 586 examples are said to have been made.

The present example has a yellow gold case and a silver dial. Its dial is double signed with the retailers signature - 'Howes'. It was sold by Antiquorum and manufactured in 1977.

Movement

The first self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch movement. Based on 27-460 automatic movement. Introduced ca. 1962; later improved with indication for leap year in caliber 27-460 QB.

Type:Automatic
Brand:Patek Philippe
Caliber:27-460 Q
Display:Analog
Diameter:27.00 mm
Jewels:37
Reserve:38 h
Time:Hours, Minutes
Date:Date, Day, Month, Perpetual Calendar

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