Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2020

LOT 331


CHF 50,000 - 80,000

HKD 400,000 - 640,000 / USD 50,000 - 80,000

Sold: CHF 76,250

A large, self-winding, stainless steel fly-back chronograph, coaxial minute and hour recorders, date.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


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

Model Nautilus

Reference 5980 1A-001

Year Sold in April 2008

Movement No. 3666637

Case No. 4442370

Bracelet Integrated stainless steel Patek Philippe “Nautilus” bracelet with double folding clasp, approx. overall length 190 mm

Caliber CH 28-520 C

Dimensions 43 mm

Signature Dial, Case and Movement

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


Property of the original German owner
Patek Philippe, Ref. 5980 1A
This reference is launched in 2006, first with a black-blue dial (full stainless steel, with “Nautilus” bracelet). This first version, Ref. 5980 1A-001, remains in production until 2009.
In 2010, the dial colour changes to be more grey than blue; Ref. 5980 1A-014. The movement is now punched with the Patek Philippe Seal.
A new version, in 18K pink gold with leather strap, comes out; Ref. 5980 R-001.
In 2012, comes out a light silvered dial; Ref. 5980 1A-019.
In 2013, it comes in a two-tone case, stainless steel and pink gold; Ref. 5980 1AR-001. It also comes with a full pink gold version, Ref. 5980 1R- 001. Both on “Nautilus” metal bracelets.
In 2013, last year of production of the Ref. 5980 1A, the Swiss retail price was CHF 42 000.-
In 2016, the Swiss retail prices for the others versions were:
- Ref. 5980 1AR-001, CHF 55 000.-
- Ref, 5980 R-001, CHF 52 700.-
- Ref. 5980 1R-001, CHF 75 000.-
The entire production is estimated at around 5 000 pieces.