Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

New York - The Fuller Building, Mar 28, 2007

LOT 108

"Platinum 5040 P" Patek Philippe, Genève, No. 3124877, case No. 2981731, Ref. 5040 P. Made in the 1990s. Very fine and rare, tonneau-shaped, astronomic, self-winding, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with perpetual calendar, moon phases, 24-hour indication and a platinum Patek Philippe deployant clasp. Accompanied by a winding box, certificate and setting pin. Property of an Asian Collector

USD 50,000 - 60,000

EUR 38,000 - 45,000

Sold: USD 59,000

C. Two-body, solid, polished, transparent case back, sapphire crystals. D. Black with applied silver Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the days of the month, the week, the months, the leap year and the 24 hours, aperture for the moon phases. White gold "feuille" hands. M. Cal. 240 Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 27 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, free-sprung Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 35 x 43 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AAA


Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Ref. 5040 Production of this reference started in 1995. A similar watch is published in "Patek Philippe Wristwatches", by Martin Huber and Alan Banbery, 1998, p. 295.