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Patek Philippe: The watch in your link...

...is a late example in yellow gold from the 4th series, the most common variant, necessarily with a printed "sigma" dial. Condition looks good but it is difficult to pass judgement based on photos alone. The cases of many vintage watches have been "reconditioned" (metal added and redone to "factory
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By: DTL
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Patek Philippe: Look closer...

Especially at the date ring. The engraved dials fired with hard enamel has a thinner font compared to the printed dials. The yellow 3448 gold in your chrono24 link has a printed dial. Mike H's watch has an engraved hard enamel dial and I would be surprised if it was made after 1970. I compiled a dat
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By: DTL
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Patek Philippe: No, here we go...

For ref. 3448 the transition from engraved hard enamel to printed dials happened in 1970. For other references such as the 2499 the switch from engraved to printed took place a couple of years after around 1972. The four series of the 3448 are roughly as follows: 1) engraved hard enamel dials with l
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By: DTL
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Patek Philippe: No...

Not enamel dial but that the early (only pre-1970 for ref .3448) dials were engraved and filled with hard enamel for the signatures and scales then fired, a costly and traditional practice that was dropped after 1970 in favor of simply printing the dials. Look at a dial (on a real watch, not photo)
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By: DTL
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Patek Philippe: The first self-winding perpetual calendar wristwatch in the world...

...and one of the greatest complicated Patek Philippe watches ever made. The holy grail is an early (pre-1970) example with engraved hard enamel dial in white gold, of which only 4 are known. Yellow gold is much more affordable, again the worthwhile pursuit is an early example made before 1970 with
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By: DTL
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Vacheron Constantin: One of the best modern Vacherons...

...in terms of execution and historical lineage. The limited edition in platinum (100 pieces) is difficult to find and the most collectible of the reference.
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By: DTL
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Patek Philippe: yellow gold ref. 96

A great classic!
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By: DTL
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Montblanc: 39mm not 41mm

A perfect chronograph, incredible that this was made in modern times!
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By: DTL
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