Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
LOT 289
"Pink Gold Sky Moon Tourbillon" Patek Philippe, Genève, “Sky Moon Tourbillon”, No. 3350008, case No. 4224987, Ref. 5002. Sold on November 10th, 2003. Extremely fine, rare and important, oversized, minute-repeating on cathedral gongs, astronomic, 18K pink gold gentleman's double-dialed chronometer wristwatch with one-minute tourbillon regulator, perpetual calendar with fly-back retrograde date, nocturnal sky chart of the Northern Hemisphere, moon phases and lunar orbit, time of the meridian passages of Sirius and moon, solar mean and sidereal time indications and an 18K pink gold Patek Philippe buckle. Accompanied by a fitted box, a setting pin, Official Chronometer Certificate and a Certificate of Origin. Recently serviced by Patek Philippe. To be sold without reserve
C. Three-body, solid, polished, stepped bezel, case band embossed with the “Calatrava” pattern, concave lugs, sapphire crystals. D. Front: silver, embossed with Patek Philippe logo, applied radial pink gold Roman numerals, concentric retrograde graduation for the days of the month in red on a plain reserve, guilloché subsidiary dials for the days of the week, the months, the leap year and the moon phases. Pink gold "spade" hands. Back: midnight blue sky chart with gold star constellations and North/ South/ East/ West divisions, made from 3 superimposed sapphire crystal disks to display sidereal time, outer divisions to adjust moon phases and sky, outermost Roman hour graduations, aperture for the moon phases. M. Cal. RTO 27 QR SID LU CL, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 55 jewels, lateral lever escapement with one-minute tourbillon regulator, Glucydur Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, self-compensating free-sprung Breguet balance spring, repeating on gongs by activating a gold slide on the band. Dial, case and movement signed. Diam. 44 mm. Thickness 18 mm. Property of a West Coast Collector
Estimate: 800,000 USD - 1,200,000 USD
Estimate: 600,000 EUR - 900,000 EUR
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C 1 D 1-01 M 1
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Important Collectors’ Wristwatches, Pocket Watches & Clocks
14-06-2007
Sold including buyer's premium:
1,240,400 USD