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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 2008
    Reference No: 4936
    Movement No: 3'750'243
    Case No: 4'701'391
    Material: 18k white gold, diamonds and mother-of-pearl
    Calibre: Automatic, 324/397, 34 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Light brown Patek Philippe crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k white gold Patek Philippe Henri Stern buckle
    Dimensions: 36.5 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch is set with 170 diamonds weighing approximately 1.00 carat, mother-of-pearl dial and white gold Roman numerals in 2008 and its subsequent sale on 21 May 2008.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The elegant reference 4936 wristwatch, launched in 2005, is the first annual calendar wristwatch designed specifically for ladies by Patek Philippe. The watch is fitted with a shimmering black Tahitian mother-of-pearl dial and features applied white gold Roman numerals and an aperture for the date. This feminine timepiece is finely crafted with 156 brilliant-cut diamonds to the bezel and further set with 14 brilliant-cut diamonds to the crown, weighing approximately 1 carat in total. This eye-catching wristwatch echoes the richness of details and care taken in creating exquisite timepieces.

    The present watch is fresh to the market.

  • 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. 4936
A lady's fine and rare white gold and diamond-set annual calendar wristwatch with sweep centre seconds, moon phases and mother-of-pearl dial

36.5 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$200,000 - 300,000 

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: TWO

Hong Kong Auction 31 May 2016