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Hong Kong, Mar 03, 2021

LOT 210

Patek Philippe
Ref. 5980 1A-001, large, self-winding, fly-back chronograph, coaxial minute and hour counters, date; “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, with four horological complications:
· Fly-back “retour en vol” 1/8 chronograph (activated by the two rectangular push-pieces)
· Dragging combined 30 / 60-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· 12-hour counter (subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock)
· Instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock)

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

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 2-8

Very good

Slightly scratched

Movement: 2 *
Dial: 2-01

Very good

HANDS Original

Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva

Model “Nautilus”

Reference 5980 1A-001

Year circa 2008

Movement No. 3 666 637

Case No. 4 442 370

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

Caliber CH 28-520 C, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, unidirectional 21K yellow gold rotor with oil-free ball bearing and zirconium balls, Geneva Quality Hall Mark

Dimensions Length 190 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


The certificate mentioned that this watch was sold by Kirchhoffer AG, Interlaken (Switzerland), on April 1st, 2008.


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.