• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 377

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND MOON PHASES

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1957908, CASE NO. 4057887, REF. 5059, MANUFACTURED IN 1999

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K WHITE GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND MOON PHASES
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1957908, CASE NO. 4057887, REF. 5059, MANUFACTURED IN 1999
    Cal. 315 S QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 31 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, 21k gold rotor, glazed dust cover, white matte dial, Roman numerals, arched sector for the retrograde date, three apertures for leap year, day and month, aperture for moon phases, circular case, hinged back, extended screw-set lugs, case, dial and movement signed, 18k white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    36mm diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1999 and its subsequent sale on June 29th of the same year. Further accompanied by an undated Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, leather battery operated winding presentation box and leather envelope.

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

    Patek Philippe introduced the reference 5059 in 1998 and discontinued the model in 2006 when it was replaced with the larger size reference 5159. The reference 5059 was produced in yellow, white and rose gold as well as platinum.

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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.