• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 385

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM MINUTE REPEATING WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. NO. 5078, CIRCA 2005

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE PLATINUM MINUTE REPEATING WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. NO. 5078, CIRCA 2005
    Cal. R27-PS nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 39 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, minute repeating on two gongs activated by a slide in the band, engine-turned 22K gold micro-rotor, white enamel dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, circular case, downturned lugs, sapphire crystal snap on back, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Patek Philippe buckle
    38mm diam.


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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated December 27th, 2007, wooden presentation box, leather portfolio, glossy colored image, instruction sheets, Patek Philippe platinum hard case back, leather envelope, tie tag box key and outer packaging.

    To the best of our knowledge the present watch has never before been offered in public. This is only the third refernce 5078 to be offered at auction. The other two were sold at Christie's Geneva November 12, 2007 and Christie's Hong Kong May 27, 2009. This model is the only minute repeating wristwatch by Patek Philippe currently in production.

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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 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.


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