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    Sale 2392

    Important Watches

    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2606

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, CENTRE SECONDS AND PHASES OF THE MOON

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 3'235'910, CASE NO. 2'980'909, REF. 5050J, CIRCA 1994

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. A VERY FINE AND RARE 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, CENTRE SECONDS AND PHASES OF THE MOON
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 3'235'910, CASE NO. 2'980'909, REF. 5050J, CIRCA 1994

    Cal. 315 S QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva Seal, 31 jewels, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, 21k gold rotor, the silvered brushed dial with applied gold baton numerals and outer dot accents, gold feuille hands, arched sector for retrograde date, apertures for day, month, leap year cycle and phases of the moon, in circular case with sloping bezel, downturned lugs, screw on glazed display back, together with an 18k gold Patek Philippe deployant buckle, case, dial and movement signed
    35 mm. diam.


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    US$50,000-65,000
    EUR37,000-46,000

    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe winding box, Certificate of Origin dated 1 January 2004, and brochures in leather wallet and solid case back.

    Production of the reference 5050 began in 1993 and was the first Patek Philippe perpetual calendar wristwatch to feature a retrograde date. Production ceased in 2001 and was succeeded by the reference 5059.

    For reference please refer to, Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, Patek Philippe, Geneve, 1998, second edition, pp. 296, 297, fig 454a-c.