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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 142

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K white gold limited edition rectangular wristwatch with ten days power reserve

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, 10 DAYS, REF. 5100, MOVEMENT NO. 3'202'302, CASE NO. 4'102'383, MANUFACTURED IN 2000

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18K white gold limited edition rectangular wristwatch with ten days power reserve
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, 10 Days, ref. 5100, movement no. 3'202'302, case no. 4'102'383, manufactured in 2000
    Cal. 28-20/220 nickel-finished 10 days lever movement stamped twice with the Geneva seal, 29 jewels, screwed gold chatons, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, dark blue dial, applied white gold dagger and Arabic numerals, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for ten days power reserve and constant seconds, rectangular case, angular flared sides, glazed display back secured by four screws, 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    46 mm. overall length


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    With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 9 May 2001, Attestation, Bureaux Suisse de Contrôle Officiel de la Marche des Chronomètres Watch Rate Certificate, original sales tag and seal. Furthermore delivered with the original fitted presentation box.

    Consigned by the original owner, the present watch has never been offered in public before and is furthermore preserved in like new condition.

    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.

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    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN