Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 211

Patek Philippe
Ref. 5712 / 1A-001, large, self-winding, date, moon phases, power-reserve indication; “Nautilus”; stainless steel

HKD 432,000 - 690,000

CHF 50,000 - 80,000 / EUR 46,200 - 74,000 / USD 56,000 - 89,000

Sold: HKD 662,500

Stainless steel, self-winding, vertical rectangular and cushion-shaped, large gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with sapphire-crystal case-back screwed by four screws, subsidiary seconds at 4:30 and four horological complications:
· Half-instantaneous date of the month (subsidiary dial at 7:30)
· Phases of the moon (aperture at 7:30)
· 50-hour power-reserve indication (sector at 10:30)

Black colour “tramé” horizontal stripes dial with applied steel gold luminescent « Baton » indexes.


Grading System
Grade: AAA

Excellent

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1 *
Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Nautilus”

Reference 5712 / 1A-001

Year circa 2017

Movement No. 7 112 023

Case No. 6 221 100

Bracelet integrated stainless steel Patek Philippe “Nautilus” bracelet with double folding clasp

Caliber 240 PS IRM C LU, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 6 positions, unidirectional 22K yellow gold integrated mini-rotor, Patek Philippe Quality Hall Mark

Dimensions Length 185 mm. (approx.)

Height 43 mm.

Width 42 mm.

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories original fitted box and outer box, certificate of origin, instruction booklet, booklets, stainless steel and wood setting-pin, hang tag

Notes

The original Certificate mentioned that this watch was sold by Kirchhofer AG, Interlaken (Switzerland), on December 24, 2017.

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Patek Philippe, Ref. 5712 1A
This reference is launched in 2006 at the occasion of the “Nautilus” 30th Anniversary (the Ref. 5712 replaces the Ref. 3712). Three version were available:
· Ref. 5712 1A-001, stainless steel with “Nautilus” bracelet.
· Ref. 5712 R-001, 18K pink gold with leather strap.
· Ref. 5712 G-001, 18K white gold with leather strap.
In 2007, a unique piece, made in a Titanium case, was sold during the OnlyWatch auction in Monte Carlo; see Antiquorum, Monaco, charity auction, September 20, 2007, lot 26, sold for the amount of € 525 000.-
In 2010, 50 pieces were made for the Hong Kong market, with 18K white and pink gold cases, and, leather strap; Ref. 5712 GR-001. In 2012, this version was launched officially and available worldwide (BaselWorld 2012). This model is discontinued in 2015.
In 2015-2016, the Swiss retail prices were:
· Ref. 5712 1A-001, CHF 29 300.-
· Ref. 5712 R-001 and Ref. Ref. 5712 G-001, CHF 38 400.-
· Ref. 5712 GR-001, CHF 39 800.-
The model exists with two variants of the calibre 240 PS IRM C LU:
· Adjusted to 5 positions, with Geneva Quality Hall Mark.
· Adjusted to 6 positions, with Patek Philippe Quality Hall Mark.
The entire production is estimated at around 7 000 pieces.