Patek Philippe, Annual Calendar, Moon phases Collection Complications, Ref. 5205G-001, movement no. 5603482, case no. 4530047, sold in 2011
ICONEEK price: 38'000.- CHF
An extremely fine, mint and full-set, water-resistant, automatic, 18K white gold annual calendar wristwatch with moon phases and 24-hour indications, sweep center second and an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle
Fitted with a visible caliber 324 S QA LU 24H/206, stamped with the PP Seal, 34 jewels, Gyromax balance, gold rotor.
Dial, case and movement signed
Diam. 40 mm. Thickness 11.50 mm.
From the “Complications” collection, reference 5205G, in white gold, was launched in 2010 with a two-tone gray dial under the Ref. 5205G-001, such as the present watch and with a black and gray dial under the Ref. 5205G-010.
Patek Philippe’s Annual Calendar ref. 5205G-001 and its sporty yet elegant design was launched in 2010 at Baselworld followed by the pink gold version in 2013. The model introduced the firm’s patented instantaneous digital display which is a feature also seen on the reference 5207, the minute repeating tourbillon perpetual calendar, and the new case design with pierced lugs. From the “Complications” collection, reference 5205G was available with a two-tone « rhodium » gray dial under the Ref. 5205G-001, such as the present watch, and with a black and gray dial, under the Ref. 5205G-010. In 2013, the model was introduced in 18K pink gold under the Ref. 5205R-001, in a pink gold case with opaline white dial and under the Ref. 5205R-010, in a pink gold case with black lacquered dial. The actual model is fitted with a blue sunburst dial, under Ref. 5205G-013. The actual retail price of the blue version is around 48’000.- CHF
Water-resistant to 30m, the model comes with a three-body construction: a large white gold tonneau-shaped case with downturned pierced lugs, a rounded polished bezel, correctors on the band, a snap on transparent case back, sapphire crystals. Under the glass, we find a mint and attractive two-tone, « rhodium » grey dial with applied ruthenium black indexes, sweep center second, white gold Dauphine hands, three apertures for the day at 10, the date at 12, the month at 2, subsidiary dial for the moon phases combined with the date at 6, white sweep center second. Inside ticks a caliber Patek Philippe 324 S QA LU 24H, rhodium plated, stamped with the PP seal, 34 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Gyromax balance, beating at 28800 alt/hour. The present watch is fitted with an original leather PP strap and original 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle. The size between the lugs is 20 mm. Dial, case and movement are signed.
Preserved in excellent overall condition, fresh to the market, full-set, the present watch is not only pleasing to the eyes, it is also a superb example of Patek Philippe’s long tradition of making complicated calendar wristwatches.
Condition: 9.7/10, discontinuated, full-set, first owner, serviced recently.
Brand: Patek Philippe
Model: Annual Calendar, Moon phases
Material: 18K white gold
Movement no: 5603482
Case no.: 4530047
Dial: two-tone, rhodium dial, applied ruthenium index black, Dauphine hands
Movement: cal. 324 S QA LU 24H/206, stamped with the PP Seal, 34 jewels, Gyromax balance, gold rotor
Bracelet: leather PP strap with an 18K white gold Patek Philippe buckle
Functions: annual calendar, moon phases, 24 hour indication, sweep center second, self-winding
Water-resistant: yes, tested 30m.
Dimensions: 40 mm diam, thickness 11.50 mm.
Accessories: original fitted presentation box and outer packaging, Certificate of Origin , 18K white gold and wooden PP setting pin, leather folder, product literature, user manual, copy of PP service dated December 2020