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    Sale 1348

    Important Pocket Watches and Wristwatches

    12 November 2007, Geneva

  • Lot 156

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold limited edition rectangular wristwatch with ten days power reserve and up and down indicator

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, 10 DAYS, REF. 5100, MOVEMENT NO. 3'203'187, CASE NO. 4'102'790, MANUFACTURED IN 2000

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K pink gold limited edition rectangular wristwatch with ten days power reserve and up and down indicator
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, 10 Days, ref. 5100, movement no. 3'203'187, case no. 4'102'790, manufactured in 2000
    Cal. 28-20/220 nickel-finished 10 days lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, the slate-grey dial with applied pink gold dagger and Arabic numerals, two engine-turned subsidiary dials indicating ten days power reserve and constant seconds, the rectangular case with angular flared sides, the glazed back secured by four screws, 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    46 mm. overall length


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated January 2001, Attestation, Bureaux Suisse de Contrôle Officiel de la Marche des Chronomètres Watch Rate Certificate, silver commemorative medal in plexiglass frame and with plexiglass stand. Furthermore delivered with the original fitted presentation box and outer packaging and seal.
    The present watch has never been offered in public before.

    Reference 5100, the firm's first model featuring a ten days power reserve, was launched in 2000 to celebrate the new millennium.

    A total of 3,000 pieces was made including 1,500 examples in yellow gold, 750 in pink gold, 450 in white gold and 300 in platinum, the latter with a flawless Top Wesselton diamond set between the lugs at 6 o'clock. Reference 5100 is an exclusive, limited edition; the tools for producing the cases will never be used again.