Patek Philippe

Grand Complication Reference 5140J-001, a yellow gold automatic wristwatch with perpetual calendar

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Patek Philippe Grand Complication Perpetual Calendar Reference 5140J-001, 18k yellow gold rare novelty discontinued edition, opaline argente obus 12 dials with gold-applied faceted baton hour markers and outer engraved minute divisions. The subdial for twenty-four hours with the days of the week is at 9 o'clock, the months with leap year is at 3 o'clock, and the moon phase aperture and days of the months are at 6 o'clock self-winding Patek Philippe caliber 240Q automatic movement with gyromax balance-wheel adjusted to cold, heat, isochronism and five positions. Transparent skeleton exhibition case back. Black alligator leather strap with 18k yellow gold foldover deployant buckle. 37.2mm with a thickness of 8.5mm.

Condition Report

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Like New

The watch is in overall very good condition with minor wear throughout commensurate with age. Case is in overall very good condition. Strap is in overall very good condition. Dial is in overall very good condition. The movement is running at the time of cataloging, however, it was not tested for the accuracy of time or duration of the power reserve and may need service at the buyer's discretion. Please note that Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement.

Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) cannot be shipped outside the country of sale. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping.

Reference Number



Grand Complications


Date, Day of the Week, Month, Moon Phase, 4-Year Calendar, Perpetual Calendar



Dial Color(s)


Dial Numerals


Movement Type


Case Material(s)

Yellow Gold

Case Size (mm)


Case Back

Snap-on, Sapphire display-back

Band Material

Crocodile Skin

Dimension Notes

Fits a wrist size of 7 inches or smaller.

Clasp Type

Deployant buckle

Clasp Material(s)

Yellow Gold


Dial, Movement

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