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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: Circa 2019
    Reference No: 5270G-014
    Movement No: 5’774’787
    Case No: 4'680'498
    Material: 18K white gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. CH29-535 PS Q, 33 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K white gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 41mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 14th May 2019, solid case back, setting pin, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The perpetual calendar chronograph is deeply rooted in Patek Philippe’s heritage. Dating back to 1941, the lineage consists of five references, the ref. 1518 (1941-1951), the ref. 2499 (1951-1987), the ref. 3970 (1987-2004), the ref. 5020 (1994-2002), the ref. 5970 (2004-2011) and finally the latest iteration, the ref. 5270, each distinct with personality and are monumental pieces by the firm.

    The reference 5270 launched in 2011, marked an important milestone, it was the very first perpetual calendar chronograph with a fully in-house movement, the cal. CH 29-535 PS Q. Under Patek Philippe’s persistence on the advancement of their timepieces, the model has had several iterations since its introduction, and are notable by the following characteristics:

    First series: Hands and hour markers are blackened white gold, offering the highest degree of legibility amongst all three series. The dial features railway minute divisions combined with Arabic five minute divisions and were produced from 2011-2013.

    Second series: In production from 2013 to 2015, a tachymeter scale that follows the contour of the subsidiary seconds counter is now added, also known as “The Chin”. (The present example)

    Third series: The final iteration features the tachymeter scale now stops where it intersects the timekeeping seconds subsidiary dial.

    The present example Patek Philippe ref. 5270G with a mesmerizing sunburst ocean blue dial is one of the most cherished iterations of the reference by collectors. Belonging to the second series and only in production for two years, it is certainly a desirable timepiece to acquire for its attractive value.

  • 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. 5270G-014
A very fine and attractive white gold perpetual calendar chronograph wristwatch with moon phases, leap year, day and night indication, Certificate of Origin and presentation box

Circa 2019
41mm diameter
Case, dial, movement and clasp signed

Estimate
HK$550,000 - 800,000 
€60,900-88,600
$70,500-103,000

Sold for HK$1,260,000

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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XIII

Hong Kong Auctions 25-26 November 2021