Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 423

Patek Philippe 
Ref. 5065 / 1A-001, self-winding, large-size, centre-seconds, date, black dial; “Aquanaut”; stainless steel

EUR 30,000 - 40,000

USD 35,700 - 47,500 / HKD 278,000 - 370,000

Sold: EUR 41,600

Stainless steel, self-winding, cushion-shaped, large-size gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with sapphire-crystal screwed case-back, centre-seconds and one horological complication: 
• Instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock) 
• Polished and satin-finished two-piece case. 
• Black colour dial with suspended Arabic stainless steel indexes and luminescent dots.


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model Aquanaut

Reference 5065 / 1A-001

Year circa 2002

Movement No. 3 014 978

Case No. 4 097 863

Bracelet stainless steel PP bracelet with double folding clasp

Length 180 mm. (approx.)

Caliber 315 / 190 SC aut., “Poinçon de Genève” (Geneva Quality Hallmark or Geneva seal)

Dimensions 45 x 39 mm

Length 180 mm. (approx.)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box and outer box, certificate of origin, instruction booklet, booklets, pouch

Notes

The original Certificate mentioned that this watch was delivered to Gubelin A.G., Luzern / Lucerne, and sold on July 28, 2000.
 
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Aquanaut (references 4960, 5065 and 5066)
 
Ref. 5060 was launched in 1997. Limited edition of 1000 examples, produced in stainless steel.
 
Ref. 5064 was launched in 1998 and discontinued in 2006.
 
Ref. 5065 was launched in 1998 and discontinued in 2007.
 
Ref. 5066 was launched in 1998 and discontinued in 2006.
 
Ref. 5067 was launched in 2005.
 
Ref. 5165 (Cal. 324 SC) was launched in 2007 and celebrate the “Aquanaut” 10th anniversary.
 
Ref. 5167 (Cal. 324 SC) was launched in 2007 and celebrate the “Aquanaut” 10th anniversary.
 
Bibliography
 
·       Patrizzi, 2010, vol. 2, pp. 294-295 (Nos. 1 215-1 222, similar watches in various metals).
 
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*a 20% import VAT is due on the hammer price with buyer's premium, plus 150€ for termination of temporary export, at buyer's expense, only if it is delivered within the EU