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    Sale 12572

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    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2579

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES, 24 HOUR, LEAP YEAR INDICATION AND BREGUET NUMERALS

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5040, MOVEMENT NO. 773’574, CASE NO. 2'923'386, CIRCA 1992

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES, 24 HOUR, LEAP YEAR INDICATION AND BREGUET NUMERALS
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5040, MOVEMENT NO. 773’574, CASE NO. 2'923'386, CIRCA 1992
    Cal. 240 Q automatic movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, 22k gold rotor, silvered dial, applied gold Breguet numerals, three subsidiary dials for day combined with 24 hour indication, month combined with leap year indication and date combined with moon phases, tonneau-shaped case, glazed display snap on back, 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. wide
    US$19,000-28,000


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    With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 18 January 1993, leather wallet, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

    Production of reference 5040 was launched in 1992 and ceased in 2007, the majority cased in yellow gold, then in platinum, white gold, and a smaller number available in pink gold. The present example is from the early production of this model.

    This model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 295.

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