Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2016

LOT 128

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5270 MUNICH BLUE EDITION MADE IN 50 EXAMPLES PERPETUAL CALENDAR CHRONOGRAPH WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Ref. 5270G-015. Made circa 2013. Very fine and rare, water-resistant, 18K white gold wristwatch with perpetual calendar, leap year, 24hrs, moon phases and chronograph, with an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp.

HKD 600,000 - 800,000

USD 77,400 - 103,000 / CHF 74,000 - 99,000

Sold: HKD 887,500

Two-body, solid, polished, transparent screw-down case back, stepped concave bezel, fluted lugs, correctors in the band, sapphire crystals. Satine silver with applied faceted white gold baton indexes, subsidiary dials for the seconds, the 30-minute register and the date, outer 1/5th seconds track, apertures for the days of the week, the months, the moon phases, the leap year cycle between 4 & 5 and the day / night indicator between 7 & 8. White gold feuille hands. Cal. CH 29-535, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 33 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring.

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Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 41 mm. THICKNESS 13 mm. This special edition Ref. 5270-015 was introduced in October 2013 in conjunction with the Watch Art Grand Exhibition ("KunstWerkUhr" Exhibition) presented by Patek Philippe in Munich, Germany. This version showcases an exclusive white dial with an overall print in blue and a blue chronograph hand. Other important additions were the tachymeter scale and the much discussed "dipped-down" subsidiary dial. Only 50 examples were available and sold exclusively by the Wempe Boutique in Munich.