6104R-001 | Celestial

  • Collection: Celestial
  • Model reference: 6104R-001
  • Case/Size: Rose gold, 44mm
  • Dial: Skychart
  • Movement: Automatic-winding
  • Functions: Phases & orbit of Moon, time of meridian passage of Sirius & of the moon
  • Specificity: set with 38 baguette diamonds
  • Condition: Excellent

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Best known for their Grand Complications watches Patek Philippe masters the “Haute Horlogerie” and are arguably the best in the industry.
In 1989, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the manufacture, Patek Philippe developed what is one of the most complicated portable timepiece in the world: the Calibre 89 with 33 complications but half a century ago in 1932 they had built the “Henry Graves Supercomplication” which had at that time 24 complications, including Westminster chimes, a perpetual calendar, sunrise and sunset times, and a celestial map of New York as seen from Graves’s apartment on Fifth Avenue.
For decades they did held the title of the most complicated watches built. Mastering their craft they perpetuated the skills and traditions to deliver in their current collection pieces of the highest quality.

Best known for their Grand Complications watches Patek Philippe masters the “Haute Horlogerie” and are arguably the best in the industry.
In 1989, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the manufacture, Patek Philippe developed what is one of the most complicated portable timepiece in the world: the Calibre 89 with 33 complications but half a century ago in 1932 they had built the “Henry Graves Supercomplication” which had at that time 24 complications, including Westminster chimes, a perpetual calendar, sunrise and sunset times, and a celestial map of New York as seen from Graves’s apartment on Fifth Avenue.
For decades they did held the title of the most complicated watches built. Mastering their craft they perpetuated the skills and traditions to deliver in their current collection pieces of the highest quality.

The first astronomical Grand Complication with a sky chart, phases and orbit of the moon and time of Meridian Passage of Sirius and of the Moon named the “Celestial” model was was introduced in 2002 under the reference 5102P-001 with the very first time a rendition of the northern hempishere’s sky, also made available 5 years later with a yellow gold case under reference 5102J-001, was only produced from 2007 to 2009 and platinum discontinued after 10 years of production.
2012 saw the release of the updated reference 6102P-001 which includes a new 43mm case design and a date function by hand, powered by the self-winding caliber 240 LU CL C.
This very uncommon astronomical wristwatch is now also available in its rose gold case with black dial under reference 6102R-001 since 2015.
The gemstones version 6104G-001 (white gold) and (6104R-001) were introduced in 2012, with a case set with 38 baguette diamonds (~4,27 ct.) with its fold-over clasp set with 22 baguette diamonds (~1.13 ct.).

– The present watch is available brand new with all its accessories.

 

 

Patek Philippe – Bio

Patek Philippe & Co. was founded in 1839, located in Geneva and the Vallée de Joux. It designs and manufactures timepieces and movements, including some of the most complicated mechanical watches. It is considered by many experts and aficionados to be one of the most prestigious watch manufacturers.
In 1868, Patek Philippe made their first wristwatch, which was sold on November 13, 1876 to the Hungarian Countess.
It is the last independent, family-owned Genevan watch manufacture with uninterrupted operating history spanning nearly 180 years.

Additional information

Accessories:

Accompanied by a leather folder with pictures and instructions, folder outer packaging, setting pin, leather wallet, product literature, special wooden presentation box