PATEK PHILIPPE | REF 5135J GONDOLO CALENDARIO, A YELLOW GOLD TONNEAU FORM AUTOMATIC ANNUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES MADE IN 2005
Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD
REF 5135J GONDOLO CALENDARIO
A YELLOW GOLD TONNEAU FORM AUTOMATIC ANNUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH MOON PHASES MADE IN 2005
Dial: silvered, engine turned center field
Caliber: cal. 324/205 automatic movement, 34 jewels
Movement number: 3423896
Case: 18k yellow gold, screw down sapphire display back
Case number: 4269352
Closure: 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe buckle
Size: length 51.5 mm, width 39 mm
Signed: case, dial and movement
Accessories: Patek Philippe presentation box with outer packaging, Extract from the Archives confirming the year of manufacture in 2005 and sale on January 5, 2006, leather bi fold and instructional booklet
Case in over all good condition with some wear and surface scuffing from age and use. Heavier scuffing to the bezel at 6. Lower left lug with surface scratches. Gold marks to the lug backs are crisp and legible. Buckle with equivalent wear. Watch may benefit from cleaning.
Dial in overall excellent condition.
Calendar phasing properly.
The movement is running at 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 the bands on this watch are made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) and thus not sold with the watch, they are for display purposes only. We will remove these bands prior to international shipping.***
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. All dimensions in catalogue descriptions are approximate. Condition reports may not specify mechanical replacements or imperfections to the movement, case, dial, pendulum, separate base(s) or dome. Watches in water-resistant cases have been opened to examine movements but no warranties are made that the watches are currently water-resistant. Please note that we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts, such as wheels, hands, crowns, crystals, screws, bracelets and leather bands, since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. In particular, please note it is the purchaser's responsibility to comply with any applicable import and export matters, particularly in relation to lots incorporating materials from endangered species.NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.
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