A very fine and rare pink gold rectangular-shaped wristwatch with 10-Day power reserve indicator, made to commemorate the New Millennium

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  • Condition Report

  • Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
    Year: 2001
    Reference No: 5100R
    Movement No: 3'203'047
    Case No: 4'124'076
    Model Name: Manta Ray
    Material: 18K pink gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 28-20 REC 10J PS IRM, 29 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Crocodile
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K pink gold Patek Philippe pin buckle
    Dimensions: 34mm width x 46mm length
    Signed: Case, dial, movement and clasp
    Accessories: Accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming production of the present watch with grey dial in 2001 and its subsequent sale on February 12th, 2001.

  • Catalogue Essay

    Entering into the new millennium, Patek Philippe commemorated by launching a series of limited edition wristwatches including the reference 5100. Introduced as a set of four watches encased in yellow gold, pink gold, white gold and platinum, the reference featured the uniquely designed “Manta Ray” case. A common misunderstanding with the Gondolo, the Manta Ray feature angular case bands, only witnessed on the respective reference.

    The reference 5100 was produced in various quantities depending on the case material. With most examples produced in yellow gold with 1500 examples, the pink gold variation was only produced with 750 examples. White gold was produce with 500 examples and the rarest of all, 300 pieces in platinum. In excellent overall condition the present model is fresh to the market.

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    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. 5100R
A very fine and rare pink gold rectangular-shaped wristwatch with 10-Day power reserve indicator, made to commemorate the New Millennium

百達翡麗,型號5100R,精細罕有,限量版18K玫瑰金長方形腕錶,備十日鍊動力儲存顯示,百達翡麗為紀念千禧年,特別限量發行750枚玫瑰金版本,2001年製。附後補證書

2001
34mm width x 46mm length
Case, dial, movement and clasp

Estimate
HK$140,000 - 240,000 
€16,200-27,800
$17,900-30,800

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Thomas Perazzi
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The Hong Kong Watch Auction: NINE

Hong Kong Auction 25-26 November 2019