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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, Nov 08, 2015

LOT 317

PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 6104 CELESTIAL ASTRONOMICAL GRAND COMPLICATION DIAMONDS & WHITE GOLD Patek Philippe, Genève, Celestial, No. 5530202, case No. 4746872, Ref. 6104G. Sold on June 27th, 2011. Extremely fine and complicated astronomic, self-winding, 18K white gold and diamond set wristwatch with date, meantime indication, nocturnal sky chart of the Northern Hemisphere, moon phases and moon orbit, time of the meridian passage of Sirius and moon with an 18K white gold and diamond set Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by the original Certificate of Origin and a leather folder with technical and instruction information.

Three-body, solid, polished, bezel and clasp set with 60 (bezel x 38, clasp x 22) baguette diamonds ( total: 5.69 ct.), concave lugs, transparent screw- down case back, sapphire crystals. The crown at 2 adjusts the time and to wind the watch, the one at 4 adjusts the sky, lunar orbit and moon phases. Blue sky chart with gold star constellations and North/South/East/West divisions, made from 3 super-imposed sapphire crystal disks, outer divisions to adjust moon phases and sky, outermost graduation for the days of the month in Arabic numerals, aperture for the moon phases. White skeletonized feuille hands. Cal. 240/169, stamped with the Patek Philippe Seal mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 45 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K yellow gold micro-rotor.

CHF 300,000 - 350,000

HKD 2,410,000 - 2,810,000 / USD 310,000 - 362,000


Grading System
Grade: CHECK
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Dial, case and movement signed. DIAM. 44 mm. THICKNESS 11 mm. REFERENCE 6104 A PATEK PHILIPPE astronomical Grand Complication, permanently showcases the heavenly canopy over the northern hemisphere. It simulates the apparent movement of the stars as well as the positions and phases of the moon in the course of a lunar cycle. This model is enhanced by 38 baguette diamonds on the bezel perfectly complementing the dark blue of the sky chart.