Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Ref 3450 "Padellone" in Gold with Original Extract of Archives
The reference 3450 was first introduced to the market in 1981 with a slight upgrade in the movement from its beloved predecessor, reference 3448. Ultimately, both references were discontinued in 1985 after the launch of the reference 3940. The basis for the calibre 27-460 QB movement is Patek Philippe’s 27-460 automatic movement first introduced in 1962. The upgrade in the movement, Quantième Bissextile, includes the leap year function. Scholarship tells us that there were 244 examples made, the majority in yellow gold.
18K Yellow Gold