• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 384

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE AND IMPORTANT 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR OVERSIZED WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1906167, CASE NO. 4261695, REF. NO. 5074, CIRCA 2003

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE AND IMPORTANT 18K GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR OVERSIZED WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1906167, CASE NO. 4261695, REF. NO. 5074, CIRCA 2003
    Cal. R27 Q nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 39 jewels, free sprung gyromax balance, 22k gold micro-rotor, minute repeating two gongs activated by a slide in the band, revolving governor under pierced Calatrava cross, silvered matte dial, applied Arabic numerals, outer calibrated five minute Arabic ring, three subsidiary dials indicating day combined with 24 hours, month combined with leap year indication and date combined with phases of the moon, oversized circular case, extended downturned lugs, stepped bezel, snap on sapphire crystal back, case, dial and movement signed, 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle
    42mm diam.


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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated April 22, 2008, wooden presentation box, leather portfolio, glossy color image, instructions pamphlet suede pouche, Patek Philippe cotton gloves and outer packaging.

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

    Patek Philippe began production of the reference 5074 in 2001. Since that time they have introduced a pink gold version in 2005 and a platinum version beginning in 2009.

    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.