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DescriptionPatek Philippe Important & Extremely Rare Ref. 5013R-010 Rose Gold Self-Winding Minute Repeater With Perpetual Calendar, Moon Phase, Leap Year Indication And Retrograde Date
Case: No. 4330456, 18k rose gold, tonneau case, stepped bezel, minute repeating slide on the band, transparent case back and additional solid case back, 47 mm x 35 mm, sapphire crystals
Dial: black, applied rose gold Breguet numerals, rose gold Breguet moon hands, apertures for the days, leap year indication and month, subsidiary seconds at six with an aperture for the moon phases, retrograde sector for the date indication with fly back white hand, outermost white minute track
Movement: caliber R 27 PS QR, No. 1908065, automatic lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 41 jewels, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, 22k gold rotor, Gyromax balance, minute repeating on two gongs
Band: burgundy crocodile with rose gold folding clasp and buckle
Signed: Patek Philippe Geneve, with presentation portfolio including the Certificate of Origin, unused solid case back and wooden presentation box
Note: The reference 5013 was introduced in 1992 and is one of the most complex wristwatches ever made by Patek Philippe with a total of 515 parts. Production ceased in 2011. Its perpetual calendar features a very refined highlight. Depending on the month and leap year cycle, the retrograde date hand automatically jumps back to the first of the month after the 28th, 29th, 30th or 31st day. The fast flyback of the date hand is accomplished with an ingenious spiral spring and a rebound limiter. This mechanism prevents the flyback hand from rebounding forward after it has jumped back to the first day of the month. The ref. 5013 is the first minute repeater with self-winding movement and retrograde date display. The present example features an exquisite, original rare black dial. Also, the rose gold cased 5013 repeaters are considered to have the best tone of all the case variations made.
Type: Patek Philippe Important & Extremely Rare Ref. 5013R-010 Rose Gold Self-Winding Minute Repeater With Perpetual Calendar, Moon Phase, Leap Year Indication And Retrograde Date
Dial: black, rose gold Breguet numerals
Hands; rose gold moon hands
Metal: 18k rose gold
Case No: 4330456
Case Info: three body, transparent back and solid back
Case Length: 47 mm
Case Width: 35 mm
Thickness: 12.5 mm
Watch Movement: caliber R 27 PS QR, No. 1908065, automatic lever movement stamped with the Geneva seal, 41 jewels, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and five positions, 22k gold rotor, Gyromax balance, minute repeating on two gongs
Band: burgundy crocodile, 18k rose gold folding buckle
Circa: sold in December 2007
Condition: dial is superb, movement is very good, running and chiming, case is very good, solid case back is unused
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