Patek 3579-1, stainless steel cushion shaped, starburst blue dial, 1970s Mint
Reference 3579 was produced for a short period from 1969 to 1974, and it marks a departure from the traditional 1950s-60s Calatrava designs with its cushion shape case. The Ref 3579 is rumored to have been produced for the Japanese market with as few as 200 pieces made, and small number in a blue dial. This is also the only Patek reference that was only offered in stainless steel, a metal that was not often used by the company who generally uses gold and platinum. This is a truly unique watch that brings a level of innovation & creativeness to a legendary brand looking to reinvent its identity.
Stainless steel case with thin step-down bezel measures 38mm long by 33mm wide by 7mm thick. Screws down case back,Sapphire crystal and signed crown.
Original untouched blue dial with brushed sunburst finish, applied white gold hour markers and original baton hands.
Patek Philippe manual winding Caliber 23-300 PM with 18 jewels, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and in 5 positions and double stamped with the Geneva Seal. Movement is super clean and running perfectly.
New blue crocodile strap. Patek Philippe stainless steel buckle. Archival document on order.
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