Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces...

Hong Kong, Nov 25, 2023

LOT 265


HKD 1,100,000 - 1,560,000

USD 142,000 - 200,000 / CHF 128,000 - 180,000 / EUR 132,000 - 186,000

Sold: HKD 1,375,000

A very fine and rare, manual wind 18K white gold wristwatch with square button chronograph, register, perpetual calendar, moon phases, tachometer and transparent caseback.

Grading System
Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe


Reference 5970G-001

Year sold in 2004

Movement No. 3047386

Case No. sold in 2004

Bracelet Leather strap with PP 18K white gold deployant clasp

Diameter 40mm.

Caliber sold in 2004

Weight 97gr. (approx)

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories PP fitted box, certificate, instruction booklet, push pin, solid case back, tag


The Patek Philippe Ref 5970, often referred to as the «last of the Lemanias,» continues to reign supreme as the ultimate collectible in the world of contemporary Patek complications, even more than ten years after its production ceased. Its appeal lies in its timeless design, intricate complications, and exceptional performance.

Meticulously crafted in exquisite 18K white gold, this timepiece exudes an understated luxury that captures attention effortlessly. Its flawless silver dial serves as a harmonious canvas for the meticulously executed complications. The perpetual calendar, a hallmark of Patek Philippe’s legacy, seamlessly integrates the day, date, month, and moon phase displays, ensuring that you never miss a beat in the perpetual dance of time.

Owning this watch is not simply about having a timekeeping instrument; it is about possessing a piece of history. The Ref 5970 is a rare gem, part of a limited production run, and its exclusivity only adds to its desirability. Its profound significance in the realm of haute horology makes it a treasured find for both collectors and connoisseurs.

As you embark on your journey with this exceptional timepiece, you become a part of a legacy that spans generations. From the renowned craftsmanship of Patek Philippe to the intricate Lemania movement within, every element of the Ref 5970 is a testament to the relentless pursuit of perfection.