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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 1995
    Reference No: 5030
    Movement No: 3’000’850
    Case No: 2’983’555
    Material: 18K yellow gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 315SC aut., 29 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe pin buckle
    Dimensions: 41mm length x 34mm width
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped Astrua Torino dated December 1995, instruction manual, product literature, leather folio, outer packaging and fitted presentation box. Further delivered with a Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming its date of manufacture of the present timepiece in 1995 and its subsequent date of sale on 10th November 1995.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Released in 1994, the Patek Philippe ref. 5030 was launched in all four metals including yellow gold, pink gold, white gold and platinum. With a distinct tonneau-shaped case, the reference featured various dial configurations including applied Breguet numerals and painted black Arabic numerals on a white porcelain dial. The oversized case two piece case made by Favre-Perret encases a dial made by Stern Frères featuring a self-winding cal. 315 SC is simple yet favourably practical. The reference was discontinued in 2005.

    To our best of our knowledge, this present example Patek Philippe ref. 5030 in yellow gold is also one of the earliest known produced example that is back to the auction market. Featuring a white porcelain dial with painted black Arabic numerals is offered with its original Certificate of Origin and fitted presentation box.

  • 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. 5030
A fine and attractive yellow gold tonneau-shaped wristwatch with center seconds, date, porcelain dial, Certificate of Origin and presentation box

1995
41mm length x 34mm width
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

Estimate
HK$46,000 - 78,000 
€4,900-8,200
$5,900-10,000

Sold for HK$94,500

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XII

Hong Kong Auctions 5-6 June 2021