Patek Philippe - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO Hong Kong Monday, May 30, 2016 | Phillips
  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: Circa 2010
    Reference No: 5102
    Movement No: 5'512'851
    Case No: 4'490'055
    Material: Platinum and 18k pink gold
    Calibre: Automatic, 240 LU CL, 45 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Black Patek Philippe crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k pink gold Patek Philippe Henri Stern buckle
    Dimensions: 43 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 29 April 2010, product literature, instruction manual, leather portfolio, portfolio photograph of the present watch, winding box, adaptor and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Reference 5102 features the principle of the celestial canopy, the research and development of which was developed when Patek Philippe created the Star Calibre 2000. The dial displays the nocturnal sky of the northern hemisphere, which rotates to show the angular motion of the stars, moon and the progression of moon phases. The sky can be seen from all cities that share the same latitude as Geneva.

    Launched in 2002, reference 5102 was discontinued in 2012 and replaced by reference 6102. Fresh to the market, the present watch is presented in like new condition.

  • 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. 5102
A fine and rare pink gold and platinum astronomical wristwatch with sky chart, phases and orbit of the moon and time of Meridian Passage of Sirius and of the Moon, original certificate and fitted presentation box

Circa 2010
43 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$1,300,000 - 1,800,000 

Sold for HK$1,420,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

Hong Kong Auction 31 May 2016