Information

  • Brand: Patek Philippe
  • Made: 1970's
  • Model: BETA 21
  • Reference: 1401
  • Calibre: B 21
  • Movement: Quartz
  • Material: 18ct yellow gold
  • Features/complications: Cushion shaped case
  • Dial: Lapis lazuli dial with baton hour and minute hands
  • Case dimensions: 33 x 40mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Leather strap 
  • Accessories: N/A
  • SKU: 3106

Essay

The BETA 21 movement played a pivotal role in the history of Swiss watchmaking, marking the industry's response to the advent of quartz technology and electronic watches. Today, watches equipped with the BETA 21 movement are valued for their historical importance and collectible nature. The BETA 21 movement offered exceptional accuracy, resistant to magnetic fields, and required minimal maintenance.