Important Collectors' Wristwatches, P...

New York, Mar 05, 2009

LOT 536

Yellow Gold 5016 Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 1905083, case No. 4117801, Ref. 5016 J. Made in 2003. Extremely fine, rare and important, astronomic, minute-repeating, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, retrograde perpetual calendar, moon phases, and a yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a yellow gold setting pin, certificate of origin and a solid yellow gold case back.

USD 450,000 - 550,000

EUR 350,000 - 430,000 / CHF 520,000 - 640,000

Sold: USD 494,400

C. Three-body, solid, polished, fluted lugs, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Silver with applied yellow Breguet numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, concentric retrograde graduation for the days of the month, apertures for the days of the week, the months, the leap year and the moon phases. Yellow gold Breguet hands. M. Cal. RTO 27 PS-QR, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator with polished steel cage and 3 equidistant arms, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs by activating a platinum slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 37 mm. Thickness 15 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 2*

Very good

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original