Patek Philippe - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR Hong Kong Monday, May 29, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1985
    Reference No: 802/1
    Movement No: 1'389'376
    Case No: 2'837'304
    Material: 18k yellow gold
    Calibre: Mechanical, 177 SQ, 18 jewels
    Dimensions: 35 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, Registered Guarantee Card, polishing cloth, pouch, leather portfolio, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Furthermore delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch in 1985 and its subsequent sale on 20 November 1986.

  • Catalogue Essay

    This watch is part of a small series of skeletonised gold coin watches. The watch has been kept in close to new condition without any wear at all and is retaining all original accessories, including its Patek Philippe brown velvet pouch.

    Patek Philippe manufactured a handful of different references of coin watches and used the following reference numbers: US$5 coin (Ref. 800), US$10 coin (Ref. 801), US$20 coin (Ref. 802 & 803), CHF100 coin (Ref. 804), Pesos 50 coin (Ref. 805) and others.

  • 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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Property from the Original Owner


Ref. 802/1
A very fine and rare yellow gold skeletonised coin watch with original certificate and fitted presentation box

35 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$160,000 - 240,000 

Sold for HK$337,500

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017