PATEK PHILIPPE REF. 5004 FIRST GENERATION YELLOW GOLD
Patek Philippe, Genève, movement No. 879696, case No. 2997145 Ref. 5004J-013. Sold in 2000.
Highly rare and important, water-resistant, 18K yellow gold wristwatch with split-seconds
chronograph, registers, perpetual calendar, moon phases, leap year, 24 hour indication and
an 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe deployant clasp with Calatrava emblem. Accompanied by a
Patek Philippe fitted box, Certificate of Origin, booklets and additional solid case back.
Three-body, solid, polished, transparent screwed-down case back, case band with
4 correctors, co-axial pushbutton in the crown for the split-seconds function, concave
bezel, fluted lugs, sapphire crystals.
Silvered with applied yellow gold Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials for the 30-minute
register and leap year at 3, the days of the month at 6, the seconds and the 24 hours at 9,
apertures for the days of the week and month in Italian, phases of the moon, outer 1/5th
seconds track. Yellow gold feuille hands.
Cal. CHR 27-70Q, stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium- plated,
fausses cotes decoration, 28 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, free-sprung Glucydur
Gyromax balance, shock absorber, self-compensating Breguet balance spring.