Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

Geneva, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Du Rhône, May 13, 2007

LOT 202

Ref. 5000, ?White Gold? Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 800819, case No. 2934372. Ref. 5000. Sold on July 14th, 1994. Very fine, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white gold gentleman's wristwatch with eccentric dial and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box and a Certificate of Origin.

CHF 15,000 - 20,000

EUR 9,000 - 12,000 / USD 12,000 - 16,000

Sold: CHF 17,110

C. Two-body, solid, polished, screwed-down transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Black with white radial Arabic numerals, inner minute track, subsidiary seconds dial at 4. White "baton" hands. M. Cal. 240 PS, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted for heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung balance spring, mobile stud bearer, 22K gold micro-rotor mounted on ball bearings. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 33.5 mm. Thickness 8 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Production of Ref. 5000 in white gold lasted only 2 years, 1992 & 1993. A similar watch is published in ?Collecting Patek Philippe Wristwatches? by Osvaldo Patrizzi, Guido Mondani Editore Genova, 2004, vol II, p. 274-275.