29 May 2008
PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 5085/1J
18K GOLD SELF-WINDING BRACELET WATCH WITH SMALL SECONDS, DATE, POWER-RESERVE AND MOON-PHASE DISPLAY, LIMITED EDITION OF 50 PIECES ONLY
MOVEMENT NO. 3'166'670, CASE NO. 4'086'573, MANUFACTURED IN 2006
Calibre 240/164, Geneva Seal hallmarked, 29 jewels, Gyromax balance, integrated 22k gold minirotor, the silvery dial with large painted Arabic numerals and outer luminescent hour markers, two subdials for small seconds and analogue date with integrated moon-phases, sector for power-reserve indication, in two-part case, brushed and polished, screw-down transparent back, integrated 18k gold Patek Philippe "à grosses mailles" bracelet, case, dial and movement signed
Diameter: 38 mm.
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