• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 179

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

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1957755, CASE NO. 2989782, REF. 5050, MANUFACTURED IN 1996

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, ROMAN NUMERALS AND MOON PHASES
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1957755, CASE NO. 2989782, REF. 5050, MANUFACTURED IN 1996
    Cal. 315 S QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 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 phases of the moon, center seconds, circular water-resistant-type case, sapphire crystal display screw back, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    35mm diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1996 and its subsequent sale on June 16th, 1998. The extract further confirms the sought after Roman numerals. Further accompanied by a Patek Philippe leather battery operated winding presentation box, leather envelope, instructions pamphlet, setting pin and outer packaging.

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

    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.