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Patek Philippe
VERY RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT PLATINUM DOUBLE DIAL WRISTWATCH WITH TWELVE COMPLICATIONS INCLUDING TOURBILLON, PERPETUAL CALENDAR, RETROGRADE DATE, SKY CHART, MOON-PHASES, ORBIT DISPLAY, SIDEREAL TIME AND MINUTE REPEATING ON CATHEDRAL GONGS REF 5002P-001 MVT 5000789 CASE 4561068 SKY MOON TOURBILLON CIRCA 2013
Movement: cal. R TO 27 QR SID LU CL double dial manual winding movement, 55 jewels
Case: platinum, case band and minute repeater slide finely engraved with the  "Calatrava Cross"
Bracelet/Clasp/Buckle: platinum Patek Philippe buckle
Size: 43.5 mm diameter
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, Rate Accuracy Certificate, setting pin, instruction manual, sales tag, leather portfolio and presentation box
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Catalogue Note

The “SkyMoon Tourbillon”, Reference 5002 was Patek Philippe’s most complicated and first double-faced wristwatch at the time. It was also in Patek Philippe’s collection from 2001 to 2012. This watch consists of 12 complications which includes minute repeater, tourbillon, perpetual calendar with retrograde date hands, hours and minutes of mean solar time, day, month, leap year indication, moon age, sidereal time, sky chart and phases and an orbital of the moon. The Skymoon Tourbillon still stands out as one of the greatest wristwatch manufactured in the 21st century by Patek Philippe and this reference has inspired the creation of extraordinary references such as the celestials and the grandmaster chime.

Widely accepted as the most important wristwatch manufactured by Patek Philippe this century, the Skymoon Tourbillon reference 5002 was launched in 2001. Composed of twelve complications including a second dial, reference 5002 can today be considered a ceontemporary classic. The watch was inspired by the Star Caliber 2000 pocket watch, Patek Philippe was able to miniturise the concept of the sky chart for the Skymoon Tourbillon.

On the reverse of the Skymoon Tourbillon the indication for the meridian passage of Sirius aged and angular motion of the moon and sidereal time and the celestial chart of the northern hemisphere, The Skymoon Tourbillon helps the understanding of the relationship between earth and the universe.

Furthermore, the minute repeating mechanism is twice as long as classical gongs, which produces a richer sound and longer reverberation known as cathedral minute repeating the The Skymoon Tourbillon is one of the best sounding minute repeating wristwatches today.

Reserved only for the most important clients after meeting stringent qualifying requirements suitable applicants must first past an interview to be entered the extensive waiting list. For those lucky enough to have being accepted received one of the greatest wristwatches manufactured in 21st century.

Consigned by a very important collector, this platinum Skymoon is close to new condition and completed with all accessories. Sotheby’s Hong Kong is the delighted to present this watch to the market today.

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