• IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A  auction at Christies

    Sale 1369

    IMPORTANT WATCHES Including A CONNOISSEUR'S VISION

    16 November 2009, Geneva

  • Lot 112

    Patek Philippe. A fine and large 18K white gold rectangular wristwatch with Breguet numerals

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, GONDOLO MODEL, REF. 5109, MOVEMENT NO. 1'885'918, CASE NO. 4'257'878, MANUFACTURED IN 2004

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and large 18K white gold rectangular wristwatch with Breguet numerals
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, Gondolo model, ref. 5109, movement no. 1'885'918, case no. 4'257'878, manufactured in 2004
    Cal. 215 nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 18 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, silvered crystalline-structured silvered dial, applied black-oxidized gold Breguet numerals, outer railway minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, large rectangular case, back secured by four screws, 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    30 mm. wide & 43 mm. overall length


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming manufacture of the present watch with "silver crystal" structured dial, applied Breguet numerals in black-oxidized gold and railway-track minute scale in 2004 and its subsequent sale on 18 March 2004. Furthermore delivered with the original fitted wooden presentation box and outer packagings.

    This watch has never been offered in public before and is thought to be only the sixth example of this reference to appear in public to date.

    Reference 5109, the large Gondolo model, was introduced at the Basel Fair in 2003 and in production until 2008. Its design was inspired by the Art Deco wristwatches representative of the 1920s.

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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 and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.