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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: Circa 2015
    Reference No: 7175R-001
    Movement No: 5’933’205
    Case No: 6’068’294
    Model Name: World Time Moon
    Material: 18K pink gold and diamond
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 240 HU LU, 35 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K pink gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 38mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Further accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 1 October 2015, commemorative coin, 18K pink gold setting pin, hangtag, leather envelop with product literature, Patek Philippe wooden presentation box and outer packaging

  • Catalogue Essay

    For their 175th anniversary, the brand released a new collection of limited edition watches including a grand complicated repeater, a series of multi-scale chronographs and a world time with moon phase watch made in both men’s and women’s models.
    Patek Philippe’ references 5575G and 7175R are delightfully 21st-century models reaching back in history to Louis Cottier who created the world time timepiece, but modern with large cases, lyre-shaped lugs and powered by innovative automatic calibre 240 HU LU ( heures universelle lune). The lady’s wristwatch at 38mm diameter is a combination of jewellery piece and mechanical craftsmanship. Released in a limited edition of 450 examples, the pink gold case is enhanced with a diamond-set bezel and has a sophisticated elegant appeal. The dial is highlighted by the central zone with star map and moon phase, and this is the first time a world time timepiece was combined with another watch complication. Additionally, in a small change to the typical world time, the city of Paris has been replaced by Geneva for the Central European Time city.

    The role of women watch collectors have grown over the last 20 years and brands now look to these important clients, seeking to give them the same complicated timepieces men want, but with a feminine appeal that will easily work in both a casual or formal setting. The present example in an excellent overall condition and is complete with all accessories.

  • 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 OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR

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Ref. 7175R-001
A very fine and highly attractive limited edition lady’s pink gold and diamonds-set world time wristwatch with moon phase, Certificate of Origin and presentation box, made for the 175th anniversary of Patek Philippe

Circa 2015
38mm diameter
Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

Estimate
HK$350,000 - 500,000 
€38,200-54,600
$44,900-64,100

Sold for HK$662,500

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi

Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031

[email protected]

 

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: X

Hong Kong Auction 10 July 2020