Patek Philippe - The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SEVEN Hong Kong Monday, November 26, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 2008
    Reference No: 5960P-001
    Movement No: 3’503’777
    Case No: 4’443’017
    Material: Platinum
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. CH 28-520 IRM QA 24H, 40 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Alligator
    Clasp/Buckle: Platinum Patek Philippe buckle
    Dimensions: 40.5 mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: Accompanied with Certificate of Origin stamped by Clarkson Jewelers on November 25, 2008, Patek Philippe wooden fitted presentation box, leather certificate holder, product literature and hang tag

  • Catalogue Essay

    Introduced in 2006, reference 5960 was Patek Philippe’s first self-winding chronograph wristwatch to incorporate an annual calendar complication. As a matter of fact, it was Patek Philippe's very first automatic chronograph ever produced. The reference was first launched in platinum with a grey dial. Patek Philippe later released variants in pink gold, white gold and stainless steel. The original version, such as the present watch, remains highly coveted by watch collectors around the world as it marks an important milestone in Patek Philippe’s history.

    Featuring the Patek Philippe in-house caliber CH 28-520 IRM QA 24H made of 456 parts, the reference 5960 brilliantly features day, date and month apertures, a power reserve display and a subsidiary dial for the chronograph with day and night indicator. Now discontinued, the present timepiece, accompanied with a Certificate of Origin and original hang tag, is offered in excellent overall condition.

  • 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. 5960P-001
A very fine and rare platinum annual calendar chronograph wristwatch with power reserve, day and night indicator, presentation box and Certificate of Origin

40.5 mm diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

HK$235,000 - 390,000 

Sold for HK$350,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SEVEN

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2018