29 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 235,500
Estimate HKD 140,000 - HKD 180,000
PATEK PHILIPPE, "WORLD TIME" REF. 5130R
18K PINK GOLD SELF-WINDING WORLD TIME WRISTWATCH
MOVEMENT NO. 3'639'736, MANUFACTURED IN 2007
Calibre 240 HU, Geneva Seal hallmarked, 33 jewels, Gyromax balance, integrated 22k gold minirotor, the guilloched silvery sunburst dial with pink gold applied hour markers, outer graduated revolving ring for day and night indication, outermost revolving disc for the indication of 24 time zones, in two-part case, screw-down transparent back, pusher in the band for time zone adjustment, 18k pink gold PP deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 40 mm.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Accompanied by a Patek Philippe presentation box
The present watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe certificate and manual.
Almost certainly unique, this exceptional domino set and music box has the most illustrious and fascinating provenance
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