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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 2007
    Reference No: 5070R-001
    Movement No: 3363***
    Case No: 4375***
    Material: 18k Rose Gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 27-70, 24 jewels, stamped with the Geneva Seal
    Bracelet/Strap: Patek Philippe alligator strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K pink gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin , numbered factory sleeve, numbered sale tag, leather wallet, product literature.

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    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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Ref. 5070R-001
Unsealed by Phillips for photography, this 5070R has remained boxed from Geneva for 15 years. With its distinctive 42mm Rose Gold case now oxidised, the present example has a rare, unique and charming patina. Rarely found in such a state of preservation it remains a seldom found example of a much admired reference with its Lemania based chronograph complication. Complete with its original guarantee, deposit receipt, leather wallet and booklets. This 2007 is one of the last examples before it was phased out in 2008.

2007

Price £69,500