Important Modern and Vintage Timepieces

Hong Kong, Feb 26, 2012

LOT 228

PATEK PHILIPPE, REF. 5712 NAUTILUS WHITE AND PINK GOLD FOR HONG KONG Patek Philippe, Genève, Nautilus, No. 5532314, case No. 4496660 , Ref. 5712/ GR-001. Made exclusively for the Hong Kong market and sold on April 30, 2010. Very fine and very rare, large, cushion-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, 18K white and pink gold wristwatch with date, moon phases, power reserve indication and a 18K pink and white gold double deployant clasp. Accompanied by a fitted box, Certificate of Origin, leather wallet and instruction booklet.

HKD 180,000 - 280,000

USD 23,000 - 36,000 / EUR 18,000 - 27,000

Sold: HKD 462,500

C. Two-body, polished and brushed, transparent case back, protected screwed down crown, sapphire crystals. D. Anthracite with horizontal stripes, applied luminous pink gold baton indexes, outer dot minute divisions, subsidiary dials for the seconds and the date, sector for the power-reserve indication between 10 and 11, aperture for the moon phases. Luminous pink gold baton hands. M. Cal. 240/164, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses cotes decoration, 29 jewels, straightline lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free sprung fl at balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor. Dial, case and movement signed. Dim. 42 x 44 mm. Thickness 9 mm.

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Grading System
Case: 2

Very good

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


The bi-color Nautilus Ref.5712 GR was purportedly released in an edition of 50 examples in 2010 for the Hong Kong market. According to our research this is the fi rst example of the reference to be offered at international auction