Fine platinum Patek Philippe 10-day with box and paper
Lot 231
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare limited edition diamond-set platinum flared rectangular cased wristwatch with ten day power reserve Ref.5100P, Movement No.3'202'688, Case No.4'123'935, sold in January 2002
US$ 80,000 - 120,000
£49,000 - 73,000

Lot Details
Fine platinum Patek Philippe 10-day with box and paper Fine platinum Patek Philippe 10-day with box and paper
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare limited edition diamond-set platinum flared rectangular cased wristwatch with ten day power reserve
Ref.5100P, Movement No.3'202'688, Case No.4'123'935, sold in January 2002
Cal.28-20/220 PS IRM, rhodium plated 29 jewel movement adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions with Gyromax balance, double stamped Geneva quality seal, black dial with applied white gold alternate dagger markers and Arabic numerals, dauphine hands, subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 10-day power reserve indicator, curved rectangular case with flared concave sides set discreetly with a diamond between the lugs at six o'clock position, sapphire crystal reverse secured by four screws, on black Patek Philippe strap with 18k white gold Patek Philippe buckle, case, dial and movement signed, with original Patek Philippe triptych presentation case specially marked for the limited edition series, leather wallet, stamped and dated certificate of origin, stamped and dated limited edition 'Attestation', numbered C.O.S.C. chronometer certificate, sealed year 2000 Patek Philippe silver coin within presentation plaque and 'Watches to Mark the Third Millenium' Patek Philippe brochure
width 34mm (widest), length 46mm.

Footnotes

  • The 10-day Calibre 28-20/220 PS IRM movement was developed by Patek Philippe for its millennium edition. Ref.5100 is made of 175 parts and uses two barrels which create up to a kilogram of torque, more than three times a normal mainspring. To dissipate the increased force and prevent long-term wear, a specially constructed going-train with extra large pivots was designed for the movement.

    Purchased new from Patek Philippe in Paris by the vendor and stored in a safe until offered for sale this watch is presented in unworn 'as new' condition with all of the original limited edition documents and packaging. Manufactured in a limited edition of only 300 examples lot 231 provides the selective collector an opportunity to purchase the perhaps the finest example of a Patek Philippe Ref.5100P available.
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