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    Sale 1353

    Important Pocketwatches and Wristwatches

    12 May 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 131

    Patek Philippe. An 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and date

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, NEPTUNE MODEL, REF. 5081, MOVEMENT NO. 3'003'380, CASE NO. 4'001'554, MANUFACTURED IN 1996

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    Patek Philippe. An 18K gold self-winding water-resistant wristwatch with sweep centre seconds and date
    Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Neptune model, Ref. 5081, movement no. 3'003'380, case no. 4'001'554, manufactured in 1996
    Cal. 315 SC nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 30 jewels, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, 21K gold rotor, the silvered dial with applied gold luminous Roman numerals, luminous hands, sweep centre seconds, window for date, in circular water-resistant-type case with enlarged reeded bezel, screw back and screw down crown, 18K gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
    36 mm. diam.


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    Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1996 and its subsequent sale on 13 February 1997. Furthermore delivered with burgundy presentation box and outer packaging.

    This watch has never been offered in public before and is only the seventh example of reference 5081 to appear in public to date.

    Reference 5081 was in production from 1996 to 2002, available only in yellow gold but also with gold bracelet, set with diamonds and black dial.