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Patek Philippe
REF 5079 YELLOW GOLD MINUTE REPEATING WRISTWATCH WITH ENAMEL DIAL MADE IN 2002
Dial: white enamel
Calibre:
cal. R 27 PS manual winding, striking on two gongs, 39 jewels
Movement number:
1'904'127
Case:
18k yellow gold, sapphire crystal display snap-on back
Case number:
4'188'318
Closure:
18k yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle
Dimensions:
42mm
Signed:
case, dial and movement
Accessories:
Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming date of sale on November 5th, 2002
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Catalogue Note

The reference 5079 was introduced in 2001 and produced in very limited quantities until its discontinuation in 2005. The minute repeating wristwatch features exceptional "cathedral" gongs which are longer than other minute-repeating ones and therefore produce a richer, grander chime. The large case provides perfect acoustic conditions for these "cathedral" gongs to reverberate, and therefore enables them to captivate their audience. The watch features a white enamel dial that is kept simple and well-organized with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. With an estimated production of less than 100 pieces, it is a rare occasion to have a reference 5079 appearing at auction.

Important Watches

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