An extremely fine and very rare platinum perpetual calendar split seconds chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indicator, special black dial, platinum bracelet, original certificate, additional case back and fitted presentation box

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 2000
    Reference No: 5004
    Movement No: 879'791
    Case No: 4'060'517
    Material: Platinum
    Calibre: Mechanical, CHR 27-70 Q, 28 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Platinum Patek Philippe bracelet, 190 mm. maximum length
    Clasp/Buckle: Platinum Patek Philippe folding clasp
    Dimensions: 36 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 21 June 2000, additional case back, buckle, setting pin, product literature, instruction manual, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the production of the present watch in 1999 and its subsequent sale on 13 March 2000. In addition, the Extract further states that the leather strap was replaced by a platinum bracelet during a servicing in Patek Philippe in 2011 .
    Literature: For another example of a reference 5004, however in yellow gold, please see Patek Philippe Geneve by Alan Banbery and Martin Huber, page 312.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The present watch is a rare variant of the celebrated 5004 because it is blessed with a cool black Arabic dial and a heavy removable platinum Patek Philippe bracelet. Consigned by an extremely important collector, the watch is in excellent overall condition. The bracelet is nice and long and the watch still retains all accessories and extract confirming the bracelet.

  • Maker Bio

    Patek Philippe

    Swiss • 1839

    Since its founding in 1839, this famous Geneva-based firm has been surprising its clientele with superbly crafted timepieces fitted with watchmaking's most prestigious complications. Traditional and conservative designs are found across Patek Philippe's watches made throughout their history — the utmost in understated elegance.

    Well-known for the Graves Supercomplication — a highly complicated pocket watch that was the world’s most complicated watch for 50 years — this family-owned brand has earned a reputation of excellence around the world. Patek's complicated vintage watches hold the highest number of world records for results achieved at auction compared with any other brand. For collectors, key models include the reference 1518, the world's first serially produced perpetual calendar chronograph, and its successor, the reference 2499. Other famous models include perpetual calendars such as the ref. 1526, ref. 3448 and 3450, chronographs such as the reference 130, 530 and 1463, as well as reference 1436 and 1563 split seconds chronographs. Patek is also well-known for their classically styled, time-only "Calatrava" dress watches, and the "Nautilus," an iconic luxury sports watch first introduced in 1976 as the reference 3700 that is still in production today.

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Property from a Gentleman

Ref. 5004
An extremely fine and very rare platinum perpetual calendar split seconds chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indicator, special black dial, platinum bracelet, original certificate, additional case back and fitted presentation box

百達翡麗,極精細及罕有,鉑金鏈帶腕錶,配萬年曆、追針計時功能、黑色錶盤、月相、24小時及閏年顯示,型號5004,附證書、底蓋及盒子,2000年製

2000
36 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$1,800,000 - 3,000,000 
€211,000-352,000
$225,000-375,000

sold for HK$2,780,000

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: THREE

Hong Kong Auction 29 November 2016