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    Sale 2041

    Important Watches

    12 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    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. 1957915, CASE NO. 4057879, REF. 5059, CIRCA 1999

    Price Realised  

    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. 1957915, CASE NO. 4057879, REF. 5059, CIRCA 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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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe cardboard slipcase, winding box, Certificate of Origin dated December 29, 1999.

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

    Patek Philippe produced the reference 5059 from 1998 until 2006 when it introduced the much anticipated 5159. The reference 5059 is known for its retrograde date display. The date hand traverses a 240 arc located within the hour scale between 8 and 4 o'clock. At midnight on the last day of each month the date hand "flys" back to the first of the next month.

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