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Patek Philippe

World Time Reference 5230G, a white gold automatic wristwatch

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The reference 5230G was launched in 2006 at Baselworld and was only in production for 10 years. The World Time structure was founded in the early 1930s by master watchmaker Louis Cottier. The heart of the World Time watch allows for the simultaneous display of the time in 24 time zones.

Condition Report

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The watch is in overall good condition with light wear throughout commensurate with age. Case is in overall good condition with minor surface wear. Strap has minor signs of surface wear and discoloration throughout commensurate with age. Dial is in overall good condition. Bezel has minor signs of scratches. 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



World Time


World Time



Dial Color(s)


Movement Type


Case Material(s)

White 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)

White Gold


Dial, Movement

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