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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 2002
    Reference No: 5035G-012
    Movement No: 3’134’145
    Case No: 4’178’318
    Material: 18k white gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 315 S QA 24H aut, 35 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K white gold Patek Philippe pin buckle
    Dimensions: 37mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped King Fook Jewellery Group LTD, Hong Kong dated 31st January 2004, instruction manual, product literature, leather folio, hangtag, setting pin, fitted presentation box and outer packaging. Further delivered with Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming its date of manufacture of the present timepiece in 2002 and its subsequent date of sale on 24th June 2002.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The reference 5035 embarked a significant journey for Patek Philippe’s watchmaking history, it is the very first watch with an annual calendar complication by the maison. Debuted in 1996, the stunning Calatrava piece immediately gain attention and was awarded “Watch of the year”. Available in 2500 pieces in each metal: yellow, white and pink gold, as well as platinum, the model was seized in 2005. Powered by the calibre 315S QA, the ref. 5035 only requires adjustment once a year, it is no surprise that this intellectual design became a staple collection in Patek Philippe. A wide array of dial colors was available: black, white, silver and in rare quantities, salmon or blue.

    The present example bears a slate grey sunburst dial full of charm and masculinity, the cool of the grey hue compliments the white gold case with incredible balance. As a milestone timepiece of horology history, the present example in excellent condition accompanied with its original accessories definitely styles with magnetic personality.

  • 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. 5035G-012
A very fine and attractive white gold annual calendar wristwatch with slate grey dial, center seconds, 24-hour indication, Certificate of Origin and presentation box

37mm diameter
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

HK$120,000 - 200,000 

Sold for HK$214,200

Contact Specialist

Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2001

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: XIII

Hong Kong Auctions 25-26 November 2021