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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 1

    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K white gold limited series self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with black dial and eccentric subsidiary seconds

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, CALATRAVA MODEL, REF. 5000, MOVEMENT NO. 800'078, CASE NO. 2'918'021, MANUFACTURED IN 1992

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    Patek Philippe. A fine 18K white gold limited series self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with black dial and eccentric subsidiary seconds
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Calatrava model, ref. 5000, movement no. 800'078, case no. 2'918'021, manufactured in 1992
    Cal. 240 PS nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 22K gold micro-rotor, the black matte dial with white Arabic numerals, white hands, eccentric subsidiary seconds to 4 o'clock, in circular water-resistant-type case with glazed display screw back, downturned lugs, 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    34 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1992 and its subsequent sale on 9 September 1992. It has never been offered in public before.

    Reference 5000 in white gold was produced in a limited series of 1000 examples between 1992 and 1993.