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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1994
    Reference No: 5040
    Movement No: 774'771
    Case No: 2'958'534
    Material: 18k pink gold
    Calibre: Automatic, 240 Q, 27 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Brown Patek Philippe crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k pink gold Patek Philippe Henri Stern buckle stamped PPC
    Dimensions: 35.5 mm. wide
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated August 1994, additional case back, setting pin, product literature, leather wallet, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming the present watch with silvery opaline-white dial and Breguet numerals in pink gold in 1994 and its subsequent sale on 30 August 1994.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The production of 5040 started in 1992 and was discontinued in 2007. The reference is recognisable by its tonneau case and Breguet numerals. The majority, manufactured in yellow gold, with fewer pieces manufactured in white and pink gold. This example, was manufactured only two years after the watch was introduced and is still retaining its original certificate and additional pink gold case back.

  • Artist Biography

    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. 5040
A fine and rare pink gold tonneau-shaped perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, 24 hours, leap year indication, Breguet numerals, original certificate, additional case back and fitted presentation box

1994
35.5 mm. wide
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$240,000 - 400,000 

Sold for HK$262,500

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

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