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    Sale 12572

    Important Watches

    30 May 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 2572

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION SET OF TWO PLATINUM OVAL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCHES, A PAIR OF 18K WHITE GOLD CUFFLINKS AND A DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE-SET NECKLACE, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOLDEN ELLIPSE COLLECTION IN 2008

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVA, GOLDEN ELLIPSE MODEL, REFS. 5738 AND 3738, MOVEMENT NOS. 3'121'634 AND 3'120'719, CASE NOS. 4'711'238 AND 4'707'112, MANUFACTURED IN 2008

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE AND RARE LIMITED EDITION SET OF TWO PLATINUM OVAL AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCHES, A PAIR OF 18K WHITE GOLD CUFFLINKS AND A DIAMOND AND SAPPHIRE-SET NECKLACE, MADE TO COMMEMORATE THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOLDEN ELLIPSE COLLECTION IN 2008

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVA, GOLDEN ELLIPSE MODEL, REFS. 5738 AND 3738, MOVEMENT NOS. 3'121'634 AND 3'120'719, CASE NOS. 4'711'238 AND 4'707'112, MANUFACTURED IN 2008
    Each watch with cal. 240 automatic movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 27 jewels, blue sunburst dial, applied 18k white gold baton numerals, oval case, diamond to the band at 6 o'clock, snap on back, concealed lugs, platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed; a pair of matching of cufflinks with oval panels and hinged bar fittings, signed; and an 18k white gold, diamond and sapphire-set necklace suspending a Golden Ellipse pendant and terminals, signed
    Watch 35 mm. and 31 mm. wide; necklace 185 mm. long
    US$38,000-65,000


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    With Patek Philippe Attestation, instruction manual, leather wallet, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watches with sunburst blue dial and white gold baton index in 2008 and its subsequent sale on 17 November 2008.

    In 2008, 40 years after the introduction of the initial version of its Golden Ellipse collection, Patek Philippe celebrated the 40th birthday of this legendary design with an exclusive limited edition set.

    Only 100 of these limited edition sets were created by Patek Philippe and each offered something special for both men and women. This magnificent set includes for men a platinum Golden Ellipse timepiece, Ref 5738, and matching white gold with blue center cufflinks and for women a smaller Golden Ellipse watch, Ref. 3738, with a matching 18k white gold necklace. This stunning necklace which incorporates the unique balance of the Golden Ellipse design has 69 diamonds and 29 blue sapphires.

    The Golden Ellipse design was based and named on the golden section, a ratio discovered more than two thousand years ago. This ratio has intrigued artists and philosophers alike and is visually perceived as a perfect balance. This oval design, which combines both simplicity and purity has become one of the most recognizable creations in the Patek Philippe collection of watches.

    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, 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.