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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 321

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5004 FIRST GENERATION YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 879696, case No. 2997145 Ref. 5004J-013. Sold in 2000. Highly rare and important, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with split-seconds chronograph, registers, perpetual calendar, moon phases, leap year, 24 hour indication and an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp with Calatrava emblem. Accompanied by a Patek Philippe fitted box, Certificate of Origin, booklets and additional solid case back.

Three-body, solid, polished, transparent screwed-down case back, case band with 4 correctors, co-axial pushbutton in the crown for the split-seconds function, concave bezel, fluted lugs, sapphire crystals. Silvered with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the 30-minute register and leap year at 3, the days of the month at 6, the seconds and the 24 hours at 9, apertures for the days of the week and month in Italian, phases of the moon, outer 1/5th seconds track. Yellow gold feuille hands. Cal. CHR 27-70Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium- plated, fausses cotes decoration, 28 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, free-sprung Glucydur Gyromax balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.

USD 110,000 - 210,000

HKD 850,000 - 1,600,000 / CHF 107,000 - 206,000

Sold: USD 165,750

Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 36 mm.THICKNESS 14.5 mm. Property of a Private Collector