2308
2308
Patek Philippe
A SUPER IMPRESSIVE, RARE AND IMPORTANT PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH CATHEDRAL GONGS, MOON-PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION REF 5073P CIRCA 2011
Estimación
4.800.0005.500.000
Lote. Vendido 5,800,000 HKD (Precio de adjudicación con prima del comprador)
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2308
Patek Philippe
A SUPER IMPRESSIVE, RARE AND IMPORTANT PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH CATHEDRAL GONGS, MOON-PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION REF 5073P CIRCA 2011
Estimación
4.800.0005.500.000
Lote. Vendido 5,800,000 HKD (Precio de adjudicación con prima del comprador)
SALTAR AL LOTE

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Patek Philippe
A SUPER IMPRESSIVE, RARE AND IMPORTANT PLATINUM AND DIAMOND-SET AUTOMATIC MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH CATHEDRAL GONGS, MOON-PHASES AND LEAP YEAR INDICATION REF 5073P CIRCA 2011
• cal. R27 Q automatic nickel lever movement stamped with the PP seal, Gyromax balance, 39 jewels, two polished hammers on two extra-long "Cathedral" gongs, 22k gold mini-rotor • black lacquered dial, baguette diamond-set indexes, 3 subsidiary dials indicating day with 24-hour indication, month with leap-year indication and date with aperture for moon-phases, outer minute track • platinum case, baguette diamond-set bezel and lugs, minute repeating mechanism operated by a slide in the band, snap-on sapphire crystal display back • case, dial and movement signed • with a platinum and diamond-set Patek Philippe folding buckle
diameter 42 mm
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With a Patek Philippe special folder containing Certificate of Origin, image, instruction manual and specification of the movement.  Further with an interchangeable platinum case back and presentation box.  

The total diamond weight is approximately 5.28 carats. 

Launched by Patek Philippe in 2011, the reference 5073 is based on the highly popular Ref. 5074 with the bezel and shoulders set with 103 baguette diamonds (total 4.33 carats), including a matching diamond set folding buckle featuring a further 42 baguette diamonds. Available only in a platinum case with black baguette diamond-set dial, such is the time and resources required in creating the minute-repeating movement with cathedral gongs, combined with diamond set case, very few examples are understood to have been crafted and this is the first to be offered publicly. As a testament to their ability to manufacturer the finest minute-repeating wristwatches today, Patek Philippe has managed to create a remarkably clear and audible sound for the minute repeater in the 5073; often platinum cased repeaters lack the clarity of their gold counterparts due to the density of the metal. In addition setting the case with diamonds changes the tonality of the repeater, perhaps for this reason the 5073 was the first advertised Patek Philippe minute repeater to feature a diamond-set case and today remains the most highly jeweled minute-repeater available from the company.This time-consuming difficulty in creating a platinum and diamond set case that passes the strict requirements of Patek Philippe minute repeaters perhaps explains why production for the 5073 has remained so limited.

Arguably the most visually striking of all diamond-set complications from Patek Philippe, the 5073P is a rare achievement of when the two artisan skills of haute-horlogerie and haute jewellery can be used together in perfect balance. Images and promotional material, although visually impressive, do nothing to capture the striking elegance of the model and viewing in person.

This is the second time a Patek Philippe Ref. 5073 has been offered at auction since its production in 2011.  

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