Patek Philippe. A very fine and rare platinum tourbillon chronometer wristwatch with 10-day power reserve together with fitted presentation box and Certificate of Origin10 Day Tourbillon
Lot 177
Patek Philippe. A very fine and very rare platinum tourbillon chronometer wristwatch with 10-day power reserve together with Extract from Archives 10 Day Tourbillon, Ref:5101P, Case No.4244211, Movement No.3361003, Made in 2003, Sold January 16th 2004
Sold for £121,250 (US$ 205,978) inc. premium
Lot Details
Patek Philippe. A very fine and very rare platinum tourbillon chronometer wristwatch with 10-day power reserve together with Extract from Archives
10 Day Tourbillon, Ref:5101P, Case No.4244211, Movement No.3361003, Made in 2003, Sold January 16th 2004
29-jewel Cal.28/20 manual wind half plate engine turned movement, with Gyromax balance and Breguet flat balance spring, rose dial with applied Breguet hour markers in black-oxidized gold, black hands, 10-day power reserve indication at 12, running seconds at 6, curved rectangular case with triple stepped curved sides, "Top Wesselton" diamond set between the lugs at 6, glazed exhibition back held by four screws showing the tourbillon carriage within, unworn fitted leather Patek Philippe strap with platinum Patek Philippe buckle, together with Extract from Archives, case, dial and movement signed
30mm.

Footnotes

  • Patek Philippe produced the reference 5101 from 2003 until it was discontinued in 2008. The tourbillon view is unusually located on the reverse.

    The Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirms production of the present watch in 2003 and its subsequent sale on January 16th 2004. The extract further states the watch received a COSC rating certificate.

    To the best of our knowledge, this watch has never before been offered in public. For a similar example with different colour dial, see lot 262, sold in these rooms 8th June 2011.
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