YEAR: 2004
CASE MATERIAL: Platinum, screw-set lugs, case band and minute repeating slide finely engraved with halved Calatrava crosses, two crowns both embossed with a Calatrava cross for winding and setting.
DIAMETER: 43 mm.
STRAP MATERIAL: Patek Philippe blue CROCODILE leather strap
DIAL: Front: Opaline dial with Patek Philippe Calatrava cross embossing, applied white gold Roman numerals, four subsidiary dials indicating day, month, leap year and ages of the moon, retrograde date display in red enamel.
Reverse: made of sapphire crystal glass with silvered 24 hours scale and Arabic numerals around inside edge for sidereal time, planisphere of the Northern Hemisphere rotating counterclockwise above the dial, disc with moon-phase display, white lacquered gold feuille hour and minute hands.
MOVEMENT: Cal. RTO 27 QR SID LU CL, manual-winding with tourbillon escapement, 686 parts, COSC-certified chronometer
FUNCTIONS: Time, minute repeater, tourbillon, perpetual calendar, leap year cycle, retrograde date, sky chart, moon-phase, orbit of the moon, sidereal time
BUCKLE: Patek Philippe platinum buckle
WITH: Leather-bound Patek Philippe Certificate of Origin confirming the date of purchase as October 11, 2004, a Geneva Hallmark Certificate from the Canton of Geneva indicating the COSC test results, original mahogany wood presentation box, and outer packaging.

Ψ The endangered species straps shown here are for display purposes only and is not for sale. Upon sale, each watch will be supplied to the buyer with a black leather strap.

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The Sky Moon Tourbillon Ref. 5002 is one of the most important watches ever to have been made in modern history. Made between 2001 and 2012, this watch was reserved for Patek Philippe’s most important clients. Prospective owners would have to submit an application to qualify as a prospective buyer. After an interview, prospective buyers would be entered into a waiting list before they got a chance to own this timepiece.
Inspired by the Star Caliber 2000, a double-sided pocketwatch built to commemorate the new millennium, the Sky Moon tourbillon boasts a whopping 12 complications and a movement made up of 686 parts. The complications include the tourbillon, perpetual calendar, moon age, leap year cycle, day of the week, month, date, fly back, minute repeater, sky chart, moon phases and orbit.
The reverse dial reveals the angular progression of the stars and moon from the Northern Hemisphere and allows the wearer to observe the waxing and waning of the Earth's satellite.

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