27 October 2003
Lots 1199-1201 Property of Private Collectors
PATEK PHILIPPE. A FINE 18K GOLD TONNEAU-SHAPED SELF-WINDING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH PHASES OF THE MOON
Signed Patek Philippe, Geneve, Ref. 5040, Movement No. 774681, Case No. 2947035, circa 1995
240 Q, with nickel finished lever movement, 27 jewels, 22k gold micro-rotor, the silvered dial with applied Breguet numerals, gilt moon-style hands, three subsidiary dials indicating month combined with leap year indicator, date combined with phases of the moon, day combined with 24 hour indicator, the tonneau-shaped case with snap on back, together with an 18k gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed
36 mm. wide
This watch is accompanied by a Patek Philippe presentation box with winding mechanism and outer packaging, certificate, spare glazed snap on back and maroon leather wallet
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Post Lot Text
The production of reference 5040 was launched in 1995.
This model is illustrated in Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Martin Huber & Alan Banbery, 2nd edition, p. 295.
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