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    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 360

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, POWER RESERVE AND MOON PHASES

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, MOVEMENT NO. 3168158, CASE NO. 4201813, REF. 5055, CIRCA 2003

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH DATE, POWER RESERVE AND MOON PHASES
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, MOVEMENT NO. 3168158, CASE NO. 4201813, REF. 5055, CIRCA 2003
    Cal. 240 PS nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 29 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, gold mini-rotor, black matte dial, Arabic and baton numerals, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and date combined with phases of the moon, fan-form sector for power reserve, circular water-resistant-type case, wide bezel, down-turned lugs, sapphire crystal display screw back, case, dial and movement signed, 18k white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    36mm diam.


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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated December 15, 2003, wooden presentation box, leather envelope, instructional booklet and setting pin.

    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public.

    The reference 5055 was produced from 1998 to 2004 in yellow, white and pink gold and platinum. Dial colors included white, salmon or black.

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 293, pl. 1210.

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