Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, P...

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LOT 213

Platinum "10-Days" Patek Philippe, Genève, "10-Days", No. 3201610, case No. 4111205, Ref. 5100 P. Made in a limited edition of 300 examples to celebrate the New Millenium. Very fine and rare, rectangular lozenge-shaped, water-resistant, platinum gentleman's wristwatch with 10- day power reserve and a platinum Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by the original box, certificate, and a solid silver medal to mark the third millennium, set between two Plexiglas plates.

USD 110,000 - 130,000

EUR 85,000 - 100,000

C. Two-body, solid, polished, concave and stepped bezel, protected winding crown, transparent case back with 4 screws inscribed "Patek Philippe Year 2000", sapphire crystals. D. Black with applied white gold dart indexes and Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial at 6, up-and-down indication below 12. White gold "dauphine" hands. M. Cal. 28-20/220 stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 29 jewels, 9 in 18K gold chatons, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, double barrel. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 34 x 46 mm. Thickness 12 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1

As new

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Ref. 5100 Has a movement with 10-day power reserve, a first in the history of watchmaking. It was produced in 3000 examples: 1500 in yellow gold, 750 in pink gold, 450 in white gold and 300 in platinum, the latter with a flawless Top Wesselton diamond set between the lugs at 6. To guarantee the exclusivity of Ref. 5100, the case production tools will never be used again.