Another stunning watch sale by Christie’s. A platinum Patek Philippe watch was sold for $602,500 on June 16 in New York.
From the lot’s note:
PATEK PHILIPPE. AN EXTREMELY RARE AND HIGHLY IMPORTANT PLATINUM PERPETUAL CALENDAR MINUTE REPEATING TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH RETROGRADE DATE, MOON PHASES, BLACK DIAL, ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE AND ADDITIONAL PLATINUM CASE BACK
SIGNED PATEK PHILIPPE, GENEVE, MOVEMENT NO. 1905146, CASE NO. 4446362, REF. 5016, CIRCA 2008
Cal. RTO 27 PS QR nickel-finished lever movement stamped with the Geneve seal, 28 jewels, lateral lever escapement with three-arm one minute tourbillon carriage, gryromax balance, free sprung regulator, minute repeating on two steel gongs activated by a slide in the band, black matte dial, applied white gold Breguet numerals, outer disc accents, Breguet hands, arched sector for retrograde date, day, month and leap year apertures, subsidiary seconds combined with phases of the moon, circular case, stepped downturned lugs, snap on back, additional hard back, case, dial and movement signed, platinum Patek Philippe buckle