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Patek Philippe

REFERENCE 5050 A PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES AND LEAP-YEAR INDICATION, CIRCA 1995

Estimate:

40,000 - 70,000 USD

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe

REFERENCE 5050 A PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES AND LEAP-YEAR INDICATION, CIRCA 1995

REFERENCE 5050 A PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES AND LEAP-YEAR INDICATION, CIRCA 1995

Estimate:

40,000 - 70,000 USD

Lot sold:

50,400

USD

Patek Philippe


REFERENCE 5050

A PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES AND LEAP-YEAR INDICATION, CIRCA 1995


Dial: silvered

Caliber: cal. 315/136 automatic, 31 jewels

Movement number: 1'957'281

Case: platinum, screw-down sapphire crystal display back

Case number: 2'961'867

Closure: platinum Patek Philippe buckle

Size: 35 mm diameter

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: Patek Philippe winding presentation box, Certificate of Origin, spare platinum case back and setting pin 

Case: in honest condition with nice proportions. The hallmarks on the band are visible but with some light rubbing. There are signs of wear such as small dents and scratches visible with the naked eye throughout.

Dial: in very good condition with minute surface blemishes.

Movement: is running at the time of cataloguing and the calendar advancing. Please note that the movement has not been tested for the accuracy of time and may need a service at the buyer's expense. Sotheby's does not guarantee the future working of the movement and we do not guarantee the authenticity of any individual component parts since subsequent repairs and restoration work may have resulted in the replacement of original parts. Prospective bidders should review the Conditions of Business, Authenticity Guarantee, the Guide for Prospective Buyers, and any Important Notice in the sale catalogue.


"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."


**Please be advised that bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator and crocodile) are not sold with the watches and are for display purposes only. We reserve the right to remove these bands prior to shipping."

Launched in 1993 at the Basel Fair and discontinued in 2002, the reference 5050 features a retrograde date and perpetual calendar mechanism. This reference has a very unique look and is an extremely elegant piece. The present watch is offered in honest condition accompanied by its Certificate of Origin.