Patek Philippe Grand Complications Perpetual Calendar Retrograde Ref. 5059G
Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
Model: Perpetual Calendar Retrograde
Reference Number: 5059G-001
Time Period: 2000's
Retail / Compare-At Price: $75,700
Our Best Price: $45,420
Caliber: 315 S-QR
Case Material: 18K white gold
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Thickness: 13 mm
Waterproof: 100 ft./30 m.
Water Resistance: 3 ATM
Material Bezel: Fixed 18K white gold beveled bezel
Glass: Slightly domed sapphire crystal
Dial: White enamel
Dial Numerals: Black Roman numeral hour indices, railway track minute marker around the outer rim with black Arabic numerals every 5 minutes
BRACELET / STRAP
Bracelet color: Black
Bracelet Material: Leather
Clasp material: 18K white gold
Perpetual calendar, retrograde date display centered at 12 o’clock, moon phase display at 6 o’clock, leap year indicator at 12 o’clock, day aperture at 9 o'clock, date aperture at 3 o’clock, hours, minutes and center sweep seconds, 46-hour power reserveOTHERS
Black oxidized white gold leaf-shaped hour/minute hands, black stick-shaped center sweep seconds, and black arrow hand for the date
The four-body case is polished and brushed with “Officer style” 18K white gold hinged case back revealing sapphire crystal display case back.
Straight lugs, gold screwed bars
18K push/pull crown
Day and month apertures are in English language
Four correction push pieces to adjust the calendar indications and the moon phase display: month correction between 3 and 4 o'clock, date correction between 11 and 12 o'clock, moon phase correction between 5 and 6 o'clock and day of week correction between 6 and 7 o'clock.
This unidirectional calibre 315/136 movement is rhodium-plated with fausses côtes embellishment and the Patek Philippe seal, stamped with Seal of Geneva quality mark, includes a straight-line lever escapement, a shock absorber mechanism, and a 21K gold central ball-bearing rotor, and it has a self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring. It also has the patented Gyromax balance that compensates for cold, heat, isochronism, and five positions.
The mechanism oscillates at 21,600 vph (3Hz)
This model reference 5059 was introduced in 1998 and discontinued in 2007, and replaced by the model ref. 5159
Incomplete (no box, with papers)