On May 30, Christie’s Hong Kong’s ‘Exquisite Watches’ Spring Sale achieved a total turnover of 168 million Hong Kong dollars (about 130 million yuan), which has become the highest watch auction in Asia by far . The legendary Patek Philippe 5002, which has long been sought after by the studio, has won the top spot, with a transaction price of 10.6 million Hong Kong dollars. At this auction, Patek Philippe entered into the top ten with a total of eight watches, and the transaction prices were more than two million Hong Kong dollars.
1. Patek Philippe 5002 Star Moon Tourbillon
Transaction price: HK $ 10,068,000
Estimate: HK $ 7,200,000-HK $ 12,000,000
Patek Philippe 5002 Star and Moon Tourbillon, extremely important and rare, 18K white gold dual dial watch with 12 complex functions, including: three questions, tourbillon, perpetual calendar, retrograde calendar, star chart, stellar hour, moon phase and moon Track, track display, model 5002, with certificate and box, made in 2006.
Patek Philippe 5002P nicknamed Sky Moon Tourbillon 5002P model, is Patek Philippe’s most complicated watch product since its inception, and is also known as the best existing work. The movement is rich in 686 components, which make up the 12 most important watch complications. Because of its technical complexity and ingenious design, only one of 180 Patek Philippe master watchmakers can make this model.
2. Patek Philippe 5207 watch
Transaction price: HK $ 6,500,000
Estimate HK $ 5,400,000-HK $ 8,000,000
Patek Philippe Ref. 5207 watch, very fine and rare, platinum watch with minute repeater, perpetual calendar, tourbillon, leap year and day and night display, model 5207, with certificate, box and box, made in 2009.
5207 The most prominent feature of the extremely complex new watch masterpiece is its low-key and restrained appearance. At first glance, like the round and beautiful Calatrava series, the balanced dial is clearly legible. You need to be careful to see the sliders of the minute repeater, and the tourbillon of Patek Philippe watches has always used a concealed design. If you don’t notice the tiny window on the right side of the moon phase display window to display the year, it will be difficult to find that this watch was originally equipped with a perpetual calendar. In this way, each discovery will bring new surprises to the viewers, and finally it is clear that for Patek Philippe, the concept of designing complex functions is convenient for the wearer. However, there is one feature that can only be seen at midnight: that is the instantaneous switching of all calendar displays. This is not only an amazing feature, but also the ultimate embodiment of Patek Philippe’s extraordinary complexity with 212 parts.
3. Patek Philippe Model 5016
Transaction price: HK $ 4,940,000
Estimate HK $ 3,400,000-HK $ 5,000,000
Patek Philippe, rare and important, platinum watch with perpetual calendar, three questions, tourbillon, retrograde calendar, moon phase and leap year display, model 5016, with certificate, box and bottom cover, circa 2007.
5016 production life began in 1993. Before the Patek Philippe Tourbillon 5002 did not appear, 5016 was the most complicated model in the Patek Philippe watch series. In the 5016 watch, Patek Philippe combines the perpetual calendar function with the date hand retrograde structure. When the 1st of each month comes, it will bring the wearer to enjoy the hands back to the starting point instantly. Month, year, and leap year are also displayed in a snap. If the watch is not stopped, it can be maintained without any adjustment until February 28, 2100 (the moon phase display will only differ by one day after 122 years and 45 days). The 5207 launched by Patek Philippe last year and this watch are equipped with a movement. The difference is that the 5207 changes the retrograde date component on the original 5016 movement into an instantaneous perpetual calendar module. The ‘QI’ is used in the movement model. To represent.
4. Patek Philippe Model 5013
Transaction price: HK $ 3,860,000
Estimate HK $ 2,400,000-HK $ 4,000,000
Patek Philippe, rare and fine, 18K gold, barrel-shaped automatic winding watch, with minute repeater, perpetual calendar, retrograde calendar, moon phase and leap year display, model 5013, with certificate, bottom cover and box, about 2008.
The 5013 was first introduced in 1992 with an elegant “cask” case. Ref. 5013 was the first minute repeater with an automatic winding movement and an automatic flyback date hand. When the watch was launched, it was the most complicated watch ever made by Patek Philippe. The watch officially ceased production in 2010.
5. Patek Philippe Model 5074
Transaction price: HK $ 3,500,000
Estimate HK $ 2,500,000-HK $ 4,300,000
Patek Philippe, fine, rare and extra large, 18K gold watch with minute repeater, perpetual calendar, moon phase and leap year display, model 5074, with back cover, certificate and box, made in 2005.
In 2001, Patek Philippe introduced the Sky Moon Tourbillon, the first minute repeater watch in this project to emit only the church bell. Later, Patek Philippe added the rare minute repeater performance to its self-winding complex performance watch, introducing the Ref.5074 minute repeater perpetual calendar watch.
6. Patek Philippe Silk Enamel ‘Lighthouse’ Watch
Transaction price: HK $ 3,140,000
Estimate HK $ 1,600,000-HK $ 2,400,000
Patek Philippe, unique, 18K red gold watch with center seconds and enamel ‘lighthouse’ dial, model 2481, made in 1955.
LighthouseAmong Patek Philippe’s many historical works, the Pink 2 The Lighthouse 2481 model with a central seconds hand and a silk enamel dial (estimate: HK $ 1,600,000
(-2,400,000 / US $ 200,000-300,000), is considered to be one of the largest watches ever. The watch was launched in 1950, and its filigree enamel dial design has cited the brand’s leadership in aesthetics, craftsmanship and rarity. In the 1940s and 1950s, Patek Philippe produced only a handful of timepieces with minimal timepieces. Among them, the works with beautifully detailed and finely detailed filigree enamel dials were very few. Map or forest, or a lighthouse pattern similar to this one. Like this lot, it is in good condition, without any flaws or damage, making it truly a collector’s choice.
7. Patek Philippe 3939 watch
Transaction price: HK $ 2,660,000
Estimate HK $ 1,600,000-HK $ 2,400,000
Patek Philippe, very delicate and important, 18K gold watch with minute repeater, tourbillon, enamel dial and Breguet numerals, model 3939. The watch was first introduced in 1993 and discontinued in 2011. This watch has two complex functions of a minute repeater and a tourbillon, and its unparalleled resonance is enough to conquer any discerning collector. In order to avoid exposure to sunlight for too long to affect accuracy, Patek Philippe chose to hide the tourbillon rather than present it on the dial. With 18K yellow gold and a classic 33mm diameter case, it is reminiscent of Patek Philippe’s elegant signature: the Calatrava. The exquisite white enamel dial, as always, the cleanest lines of Patek Philippe, a low-key and elegant aesthetic.
8. Patek Philippe Model 2497
Transaction price: HK $ 2,420,000
Estimate HK $ 2,000,000-HK $ 2,800,000
Patek Philippe, rare, 18K gold watch with perpetual calendar, center seconds and moon phase display, model 2497, made in 1955.