Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces
Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016
PATEK PHILIPPE REF 5040 YELLOW GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 5040J. Made circa 1994. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, self-winding, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24-hour indication and 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp.
Two-body, solid, polished and brushed, concave lugs, transparent snap-on case back. Satiné silver with applied yellow gold Breguet numerals, subsidiary guilloché dials for the days of the month, days of the week, the months, the leap year, the 24 hours, aperture for the moon phases. Yellow gold Breguet hands. Cal. 240 Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, free-sprung self-compensating flat balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor.