• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR MINUTE REPEATING TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND MOON PHASES

    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1905007, CASE NO. 2947075, REF. 5016, MANUFACTURED IN 1994

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    PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR MINUTE REPEATING TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE AND MOON PHASES
    SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1905007, CASE NO. 2947075, REF. 5016, MANUFACTURED IN 1994
    Cal. RTO 27 PS QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the seal of Geneva, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with three-arm one minute tourbillon carriage, free sprung gyromax balance, minute repeating on two steel gongs activated by a slide in the band, silvered matte dial, applied white gold Breguet numerals, outer disc accents, Breguet hands, arched sector for retrograde date, day, month and leap year apertures, subsidiary seconds combined with phases of the moon, circular case, stepped downturned lugs, snap on back, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Patek Philippe buckle
    37mm diam.


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    With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1994 and its subsequent sale on May 6th of the same year. Further accompanied by Patek Philippe wooden presentation box, leather envelope, white gold setting pin, box key and outer packaging.

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

    Patek Philippe introduced the reference 5016 in 1994. It is the second most complicated wristwatch ever produced by the firm and is surpassed only by the Sky Moon Tourbillon.

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