A fine and attractive white gold wristwatch, retrograde date, power reserve indication, moon phases, officier caseback, Certificate of Origin and presentation box

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  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: Circa 2001
    Reference No: 5054G-001
    Movement No: 3’112’468
    Case No: 4’085’885
    Material: 18K white gold
    Calibre: Automatic, cal. 240/164, 29 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K white gold Patek Philippe pin buckle
    Dimensions: 35.5mm Diameter
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and buckle signed
    Accessories: Further accompanied by Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin stamped Cortina Watch Hong Kong dated 26th July 2001, instruction manual, product literature, leather folio and fitted presentation box.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The 1990’s was a stimulating period for Patek Philippe. The ref. 5054 was first released in 1999 and was available in 4 different metals. One third of the production was cased in yellow gold and the other third in white gold and the last third in either pink gold or platinum. Housing the robust cal. 240/164, it was one of the first models to utilize the caliber and thereafter seen in the Nautilus ref. 5712.

    With its stylish officer case and further fitted with a hinged caseback, the present example in white gold is highly attractive. The hinged caseback reminisces the times where officers at war would caress portraits of their loved ones safely inside as a motivation to return to their loved ones after the war ends. The present example is accompanied by the full set of accessories including the original certificate and presentation box.

  • Maker Bio

    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. 5054G-001
A fine and attractive white gold wristwatch, retrograde date, power reserve indication, moon phases, officier caseback, Certificate of Origin and presentation box

百達翡麗,型號5054G-001,精細,18K白金自動上弦腕錶,備軍官式底蓋、逆跳日期、月相、動力存儲顯示,約2001年製。附錶盒、原裝證書、配件

Circa 2001
35.5mm Diameter
Case, dial, movement and buckle signed

Estimate
HK$100,000 - 150,000 
€11,600-17,300
$12,800-19,200

sold for HK$125,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
thomasperazzi@phillips.com
+852 2318 2030

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE

Hong Kong Auction 25-26 November 2019