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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: Circa 2014
    Reference No: 5960/1A-001
    Material: Stainless steel
    Calibre: Automatic, CH28-520 IRM QA 24H, 40 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Stainless steel Patek Philippe bracelet, max length 200mm
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel Patek Philippe deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 40.5mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement, bracelet and clasp signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin dated 2014, instruction manual, product literature, leather folio, envelope, hangtag, setting pin, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    First released in 2006, the Patek Philippe ref. 5960 was the firm’s first in-house self-winding annual calendar chronograph wristwatch. Marking this milestone, the reference was launched first in platinum with a smoky grey dial, and in various precious metals including pink and white gold.

    Extremely well-received by collectors not to a surprise, the firm’s vision on luxury sports timepiece with a bull’s eye register chronograph and pump pushers is fresh and contemporary. In continuation of this legacy, in 2014 Patek Philippe debuted yet another attractive variant, this time in stainless steel, paired with the firm’s signature rice bead bracelet fitted with a stunning silvery-white dial in contrast against strong black ring accents and racing red hands. Boasting in all angles an extremely sporty appeal and maximum comfort, an ebony black dial variant joined the bracelet lineage in 2017.

    Fresh-to-the-market, the present early example ref. 5960 is preserved with an uninterrupted case, excellent overall condition, and accompanied by its certificate of origin and full accessories. Designed and built to suit every active enthusiast, this annual calendar flyback chronograph with a sharp white dial is perfect for any occasion.

  • 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 from the Original Owner

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Ref. 5960/1A-001
An attractive and rare stainless annual calendar flyback chronograph wristwatch with white dial, day and night indication, power reserve indication, bracelet, Certificate of Origin and presentation box

Circa 2014
40.5mm diameter
Case, dial, movement, bracelet and clasp signed

Estimate
HK$280,000 - 440,000 
€31,100-48,800
$35,900-56,400

Sold for HK$504,000

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2031
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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XIII

Hong Kong Auctions 25-26 November 2021