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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2580

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES, LEAP YEAR AND 24 HOUR INDICATION, BLACK DIAL, BREGUET NUMERALS, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE, BOX AND ADDITIONAL CASE BACK

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5041, MOVEMENT NO. 3’126’951, CASE NO. 4’076’928, MANUFACTURED IN 2004

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K WHITE GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES, LEAP YEAR AND 24 HOUR INDICATION, BLACK DIAL, BREGUET NUMERALS, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE, BOX AND ADDITIONAL CASE BACK
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5041, MOVEMENT NO. 3’126’951, CASE NO. 4’076’928, MANUFACTURED IN 2004
    Cal. 240/114 automatic movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, black dial, applied Breguet numerals, three subsidiary dials for day combined with 24 hour indication, month combined with leap year indication and date combined with moon phases, tonneau-shaped case, glazed display snap on back, 18k white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. wide


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    With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 13 October 2004, additional case back, setting pin, instruction manual, leather wallet, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with black dial, 9 white gold Breguet numerals and dot minute tract in 2004 and its subsequent sale on 7 July 2004.

    Fresh to the market, the present reference 5041, in overall very good condition, is the rarest of all perpetual calendar watches of Patek Philippe's standard production. In production from 1995 to 2003, it is with the exception of the enlarged flat bezel, identical to reference 5040. Reference 5041 was exclusively made in white gold, with black dial and Breguet numerals. Although the exact production numbers are not publicly known, reference 5041 is clearly one of the rarest models featuring a perpetual calendar of recent production.

    To the best of our knowledge, less than 20 examples have been seen on the market thus far. Furthermore, the present watch is comes complete with Certificate of Origin and the second case back.

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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.