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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 65

    Patek Philippe. A fine platinum self-winding wristwatch with power reserve and phases of the moon

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, REF. 5015, MOVEMENT NO. 1'959'682, CASE NO. 2'955'149, MANUFACTURED IN 1994

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    Patek Philippe. A fine platinum self-winding wristwatch with power reserve and phases of the moon
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, ref. 5015, movement no. 1'959'682, case no. 2'955'149, manufactured in 1994
    Cal. 240 PS nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 22K micro-rotor, glazed display back, the porcelain-white dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel spade hands, fan-shaped power reserve display and aperture for phases of the moon, eccentric subsidiary seconds, in circular case with hobnail patterned bezel, hinged back, extended screwed lugs, platinum Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1994 and its subsequent sale on 16 December 1994.

    This watch has never been offered at auction before and is thought to be one of less than 20 examples of reference 5015 in platinum to appear in public to date.

    Reference 5015 was in production from 1995 until 1999. The model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, second edition, p. 215.