Lot 777 (The Watches Auction, 18th December 2018)

A GENTLEMAN'S RARE PATEK PHILIPPE 5059R WRIST WATCH

Sold for £28,000


Condition report

Purchased new c.2002
Vendor reports watch is unworn
No damage, some dust to exterior
In working condition at present
Back of case still has plastic covering
Has been stored in box on round cushion- strap shaped to this, has slight bend at middle on both sides
Box showing wear, some colour peeling off surface to interior
Envelope containing document folder present but with heavy wear

 

GENTLEMAN'S RARE PATEK PHILIPPE 5059R EIGHTEEN CARAT ROSE GOLD AUTOMATIC PERPETUAL CALENDAR WRIST WATCH,
calibre 315, 31 jewel movement, Reference: 5059R-001, Movement: 3235749/4179694, the round white dial with Roman numerals in black, apertures at 12, 3 and 9 for leap year indication, month and day, demi lune moonphase aperture, arched inner retrograde date track, outer seconds track, black leaf hands, centre sweep seconds hand, 36mm officer style case, rounded sapphire to the rounded domed bezel, onion crown, hinged hunter style case back, transparent dust cover, on original Patek Philippe black crocodile strap with Patek Philippe skeletonised Calatrava cross clasp, in original watch winder box, with papers, with outer box

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