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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

New York, Oct 08, 2016

LOT 167

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5539 TOURBILLON MINUTE-REPEATER BLACK ENAMEL DIAL WHITE GOLD SEALED Patek Philippe, Genève, Tourbillon Minute Repeater, Ref. 5539G-001, No. 5001526, case No. 4644213. Sold May 5th, 2014. Extremely fine and rare, elegant, minute-repeating, 18K white gold Chronometer wristwatch with one minute tourbillon regulator, Breguet indexes black enamel dial and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original fitted wooden box, Certificate of Origin, Rate Accuracy Certificate, separate 18K solid white gold case back, booklets and a leather folder with technical data and instructions.

Three-body, solid, polished, Officer-style case, transparent case back, inclined bezel, straight lugs, gold screwed bars, sapphire crystals. Black enamel with applied white gold Breguet numerals, outer minute divisions, subsidiary seconds dial. White gold Breguet hands. Cal. R TO 27 PS, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium plated, fausses côtes decoration, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with polished steel cage and 3 equidistant arms, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, repeating on gongs by activating slide on the band.

USD 300,000 - 400,000

HKD 2,300,000 - 3,100,000 / CHF 292,000 - 390,000

Sold: USD 351,750

Grading System
Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 37 mm. THICKNESS 12 mm. Property of an East Coast Collector