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Patek Philippe

Pagoda, Reference 5500 | A limited edition yellow gold wristwatch, Made to commemorate the opening of Patek Philippe's watchmaking center in Geneva, Circa 1997 | 百達翡麗 | Pagoda 型號5500 | 限量版黃金腕錶,為慶祝百達翡麗日內瓦沙龍開幕而製,約1997年製

Estimate:

90,000 to - 130,000 HKD

Property of the Original Owner

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe

Pagoda, Reference 5500 | A limited edition yellow gold wristwatch, Made to commemorate the opening of Patek Philippe's watchmaking center in Geneva, Circa 1997 | 百達翡麗 | Pagoda 型號5500 | 限量版黃金腕錶,為慶祝百達翡麗日內瓦沙龍開幕而製,約1997年製

Pagoda, Reference 5500 | A limited edition yellow gold wristwatch, Made to commemorate the opening of Patek Philippe's watchmaking center in Geneva, Circa 1997 | 百達翡麗 | Pagoda 型號5500 | 限量版黃金腕錶,為慶祝百達翡麗日內瓦沙龍開幕而製,約1997年製

Estimate:

90,000 to - 130,000 HKD

Lot sold:

119,700

HKD

Property of the Original Owner


Patek Philippe

Pagoda, Reference 5500

A limited edition yellow gold wristwatch, Made to commemorate the opening of Patek Philippe's watchmaking center in Geneva, Circa 1997

百達翡麗

Pagoda 型號5500

限量版黃金腕錶,為慶祝百達翡麗日內瓦沙龍開幕而製,約1997年製


Dial: champagne

Calibre: cal. 215 mechanical, 18 jewels

Movement number: 1'859'089

Case: 18k yellow gold, snap on case back

Case number: 4'013'819

Closure: black Patek Philippe alligator strap and 18k yellow gold Henri Stern buckle

Size: 30 mm length x 26.5 mm width

Signed: case, dial and movement

Accessories: Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin, Attestation, commemorative medal, instruction manual and presentation box

附帶證書、認證書、紀念章、說明書及盒子

The movement is in working condition at the time of cataloguing. The case and band with minor signs of wear, hardly visible with the naked eyes. Otherwise the watch is in excellent overall condition.


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. You are advised that watch straps or bands made of materials derived from endangered or otherwise protected species (i.e. alligator or crocodile) are not sold with the watch and we reserve the right to remove these straps or bands prior to shipping. Furthermore, the watch may not come with its original manufacturers strap or band.


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."

Inspired by the "Pagoda" towers of South and East Asia architecture, the reference 5500 was made in 1997 to commemorate Patek Philippe’s new manufacturing center in Plan-les-Ouates, Geneva.


Offered in yellow gold and in very good condition, the present example is accompanied with all its accessories.