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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: Circa 2014
    Reference No: 5089G-013
    Model Name: Calatrava
    Material: 18K white gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 240, 27 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Patek Philippe crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18k white gold Patek Philippe buckle
    Dimensions: 38.5mm. Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With Patek Philippe wooden presentation box, certificate of origin, leather envelop, product literature and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    In celebration of their 175th anniversary, Patek Philippe issued a series of limited edition commemorative watches that demonstrated the technical and design skills for which they are known. There were complicated timepieces like the Grandmaster Chime, and Chiming Jump Hour as well as design pieces with cloisonné enamel dials, wood marquetry dials and like the present watch a set with hand-engraved dials. The group all fall under the reference 5089 and each has an additional number to differentiate it from the others. The cloisonné enamel dials feature” Lake Geneva Barques", the wood marquetry are “Lakeside Scenes”, and the hand-engraved dials are called “Breeze and Storm”.

    The present reference 5089G-013 has a hand engraved gold dial, and shows the traditional skill using the low relief technique. It is said that each took up to 108 hours to complete. Complete with presentation box and certificate, this model is in like new condition and an interesting addition to a collection of commemorative watches.

  • 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. 5089G-013
A rare and attractive white gold wristwatch with hand engraved white gold dial, with original presentation box and certificate

Circa 2014
38.5mm. Diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$480,000 - 720,000 

Sold for HK$800,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SIX

Hong Kong Auction 29 May 2018