Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with retrograde date, spare back, setting tool, Patek Philippe automatic winding box and Certificate of OriginRef:5050, Case No.2961785 Movement No.1957236, Sold May 1998

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Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with retrograde date, spare back, setting tool, Patek Philippe automatic winding box and Certificate of Origin
Ref:5050, Case No.2961785 Movement No.1957236, Sold May 1998

Sold for £ 45,650 (US$ 55,843) inc. premium
Patek Philippe. A fine and rare 18ct gold automatic perpetual calendar wristwatch with retrograde date, spare back, setting tool, Patek Philippe automatic winding box and Certificate of Origin
Ref:5050, Case No.2961785 Movement No.1957236, Sold May 1998
31-jewelled Cal.315 S QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, Gyromax balance, free sprung regulator, gold rotor, matt dial, applied gold baton numerals, arched retrograde calendar ring with Arabic numerals and central date hand, three windows for leap year indicator, day and month, aperture for moon phases, circular water-resistant-type case, glazed display back, downturned lugs, 18ct gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp, together with winding box, Certificate of Origin and wallet, setting tool and 18ct gold numbered case back, case, dial and movement signed 34mm.

Footnotes

  • The Ref:5050 was Patek Philippe's first perpetual calendar wristwatch featuring a retrograde date made in series and was introduced at the Basel Fair in 1993, cased in yellow gold only. From 1995 onwards it was also available in pink gold, white gold and platinum but still exclusively with the silvered dial.

    Production of the Ref:5050 was stopped in 2002 and is today a highly sought after model for collectors.
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