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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2577

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5059, MOVEMENT NO. 1’958’948, CASE NO. 4’128’252, MANUFACTURED IN 2002

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH SWEEP CENTRE SECONDS, RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5059, MOVEMENT NO. 1’958’948, CASE NO. 4’128’252, MANUFACTURED IN 2002
    Cal. 315/136 automatic movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 31 jewels, white dial, Roman numerals, sweep centre seconds, arched sector for retrograde date, three apertures for day, month, leap year indication, subsidiary dial for moon phases, circular Officer style case, glazed snap on back, hinged dust cover, extended screw lugs, 18k gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.
    US$25,000-38,000


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch with white dial and black painted Roman numerals in 2002 and its subsequent sale on 17 February 2002.

    The present lot is fresh to the market.

    Reference 5059, introduced into the market in 1998, possesses an intriguing complication: a retrograde date display. The date is indicated by a hand progressing along a 240 arc located within the hour scale between 8 and 4 o'clock. Around midnight on the last day of each month, be it the 28th, 29th, 30th, or 31st, the hand automatically jumps back to the 1st. Reference 5059 was discontinued in 2006 and replaced by reference 5159 (please see Lot 2576 in this sale).

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