With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1996 and its subsequent sale on February 21st of the same year.
Further accompanied by a Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated July 1st, 1996, Patek Philippe veneered presentation box, product literature, leather portfolio, and outer packaging.
Production of the reference 5004 was launched in 1994 and produced until 2009 in yellow, white, and pink gold, and platinum. The platinum reference 5004 is commonly seen with a black dial and either diamond hour markers or applied baton hour markers; more rarely with a silvered dial, such as the present example.
For a footnote and an example of the reference 5004 in white gold, please see Lot 46 of this sale.