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    Sale 1417

    Rare Watches Including Nautilus 40 Part II

    14 November 2016, Geneva

  • Lot 285

    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare platinum automatic calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, 24 hour indication, original certificate and box

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENÈVE, REF. 5035, MOVEMENT NO. 3'055'914, CASE NO. 4'009'354, MANUFACTURED IN 1996

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    Patek Philippe. A fine and rare platinum automatic calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, 24 hour indication, original certificate and box
    Signed Patek Philippe, Genève, ref. 5035, movement no. 3'055'914, case no. 4'009'354, manufactured in 1996
    MOVEMENT: automatic, cal. 315/198, Geneva seal, 35 jewels
    DIAL: black semi-gloss, applied luminous Roman numerals, outer minute railway divisions, three subsidiary dials for day, month and 24 hour indication, window for date at 6, sweep centre seconds
    CASE: platinum, sapphire display screw back, 37 mm. diam.
    SIGNED: case, dial and movement
    CLASP: platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    ACCOMPANIED BY: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped by the Swiss retailer Kirchhofer AG and dated 1 May 1997, gold and wooden setting pin, product literature, original fitted wooden presentation box and outer packaging. The Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirms production of the present watch with semi-glossy black dial, Roman numerals in bassine style, English version and superluminova in 1996 and its subsequent sale on 5 March 1997


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    Consigned by its original owner the present watch has never been offered in public before and is preserved in very good overall condition.

    Reference 5035
    Reference 5035 was the first wristwatch ever to be fitted with an annual calendar. The model was in production from 1996 to 2005.

    The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 323.

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    Pre-Lot Text

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