• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2161

    Important Watches

    10 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND MOON PHASES

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1957666, CASE NO. 2980954, REF. 5050, MANUFACTURED IN 1995

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND MOON PHASES
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1957666, CASE NO. 2980954, REF. 5050, MANUFACTURED IN 1995
    Cal. 315 S QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 31 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, gold rotor, silvered matte dial, applied Roman numerals, arched retrograde calendar ring with Arabic numerals, central date hand, three apertures for leap year indication, day, month and aperture for moon phases, center seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, sapphire crystal display screw back, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Patek Philippe buckle
    35mm diam.


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    With a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1995 and its subsequent sale on November 10th, 1997. Further delivered with a Patek Philippe wooden presentation box.

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

    Patek Philippe produced the 5050 from approximately 1993 until approximately 2002. The platinum model was introduced in 1994. It is believed there are approximately 150 pieces.

    Special Notice

    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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION