Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Moon Phase 18K Yellow Gold Ref. 3940J

$44,500.00 USD

Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
Model: Perpetual Calendar Moon Phase Third Series
Reference Number: 3940J-001  Third Series
Movement: Automatic
Condition: Very good
Gender: Men’s/unisex
Time Period: 1995 - 2007
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector's item
Our Best Price: $44,500

Movement: -
Caliber: 240/114
Jewels: 27

Case Material: 18K yellow gold
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Waterproof: 80 ft. / 25 m.
Water Resistance: 2.5 ATM
Material Bezel: Stepped 18K yellow gold
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Dial: Matte silver 
Dial Numerals: 18K yellow gold applied faceted stick hour indices, beady minute/second divisions around the outer rim 

Bracelet color: Black
Bracelet Material: Leather
Clasp: Fold-over
Clasp material: 18K yellow gold Calatrava Cross

Perpetual calendar, date and moon phase indicators at 6 o’clock, day and 24-hour indicators at 9 o’clock, month and leap year indicators at 3 o’clock, hours, minutes, 46-hour power reserve

18K yellow gold dauphine-shaped hands, rose gold leaf-shaped functions hands
18K yellow gold Calatrava fluted push/pull crown
18K yellow gold downturned lugs
Quick set
18K yellow gold fold-over Calatrava cross Patek Philippe buckle
Sapphire crystal display case back, snap on the back
18K yellow gold additional solid case back
Movement stamped with the Seal of Geneva quality mark, rhodium-plated, fausses côtes decoration, straight-line lever escapement, Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K gold micro-rotor
This mechanisme oscillates at the frequency of 21,600 vph (3Hz).
Patek Philippe GENEVE signature at 12 o'clock, case and movement signed
Four push-piece correctors house in the case body: corrector at 9 o'clock sets "days of the week only", corrector at 11:30 sets "date and days of the week", corrector at 12:30 sets "month" and corrector at 6 o'clock sets "moon phase"
Discontinued, collector’s item
Incomplete (with Patek Philippe period winding box, extract from the Patek Philippe Archives dated 2003 - Third Series)
The model ref. 3940 was launched in 1986 and manufactured until 2006/2007 (7000 pieces) and was then replaced by the model ref. 5140 and subsequently by the ref. 5327.