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    Sale 2041

    Important Watches

    12 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 163

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD 10-DAY WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, 10-DAYS, MOVEMENT NO. 3202495, CASE NO. 4102663, REF 5100, MANUFACTURED IN 2001

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. A RARE LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD 10-DAY WRISTWATCH WITH POWER RESERVE
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, 10-DAYS, MOVEMENT NO. 3202495, CASE NO. 4102663, REF 5100, MANUFACTURED IN 2001
    Cal. 28-20/220 nickel-finished 10-day lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 29 jewels, free-sprung gyromax balance, grey matte dial, applied Arabic and baton numerals, two engine-turned subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 10-day power reserve indicator, rectangular case, flared sides, sapphire crystal display back secured by four screws, case, dial and movement signed, 18k pink gold Patek Philippe buckle
    46mm length


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 2001 and its subsequent sale on January 29th of the same year.

    The reference 5100 was launched by Patek Philippe in 2000 to celebrate the new millenium. It was the first watch the firm produced featuring a ten-day power reserve.

    A total of 3100 pieces were produced: 1,500 in yellow gold, 750 in pink gold, 450 in white gold and 300 in platinum.

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 306, pl. 1244.