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    Sale 2041

    Important Watches

    12 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 291

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS AND DATE

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, AQUANAUT, MOVEMENT NO. 3026483, CASE NO. 4048859, REF. 5066, CIRCA 1999

    Price Realised  

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN 18K GOLD AUTOMATIC WRISTWATCH WITH CENTER SECONDS AND DATE
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, AQUANAUT, MOVEMENT NO. 3026483, CASE NO. 4048859, REF. 5066, CIRCA 1999
    Cal. 330 SC nickel-finished lever movement, 30 jewels, gold rotor, black textured dial, applied Arabic numerals, luminescent accents, aperture for date, center seconds, cushion-shaped water-resistant-type case, sapphire crystal display screw back, case, dial and movement signed, 18k gold Patek Philippe double deployant clasp
    37mm diam.


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    Accompanied by a Patek Philippe cardboard slipcase, leather box, leather folder, Certificate of Origin dated February 9, 1999, instructions and information pamphlets.

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

    Patek Philippe produced the reference 5066 from 1997 until approximately 2006. It is easily identified by the rubber tropical strap and matching dial.

    A similar model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches, by O. Patrizzi, Volume 2, p. 295, pl. 1220.