Patek Philippe
5070G Chronograph | white gold


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Patek Philippe
5070G Chronograph | white gold


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The Patek Philippe Ref. 5070 was introduced in 1998, as the brand's first non-perpetual chronograph in over 40 years. Following the reference 1463, the 5070 was the latest chapter in a long legacy of great manually-wound, two-register chronographs. Remaining in its factory seal until very recently, this 5070G was then fully serviced by Patek Philippe, having been left completely unpolished and unworn since.

Inspired From the Past

Inspired by a unique split-second chronograph manufactured by Patek Philippe in the early 1950s (as the reference 2512), it was the first production wristwatch manufactured by Patek Philippe with a case size larger than 40 mm. It was originally produced exclusively in yellow gold, before later adopting the white gold case featured in this example.

Harking back to the much admired ‘golden-era' of Patek Philippe chronographs from the 1940’s, the 5070G features a silvered dial, with two centred subsidiary dials at 3 o'clock and 9 o'clock. The dial is classically understated, balancing the inclusion of a tachymeter scale and outer railway-minute track perfectly.

The watch displays five hands - hours, minutes, and seconds for the time, with seconds and minute hands for the chronograph. Overall, the dial layout is cleanly designed, with the chronograph highly-legible in a variety of lighting conditions. The darkened, "oxide noir" applied Arabic numerals and hands offer enhanced readability, only seen on the 5070G for the standard collection. With its 42 mm case diameter, the size of the 5070 is unconventional by Patek Philippe standards - yet at 11.6mm thick, the stepped case wears comfortably on wrist

The Movement

The reference 5070G integrates Patek Philippe’s 24-jewel, manual-winding, CH 27-70 caliber, based upon a thoroughly re-worked ‘Nouvelle Lemania’ 2310 ebauche, considered one of the finest chronograph movement designs ever produced. The movement is beautifully finished, with exquisite chamfering on all angles, polishing and decoration, in the form of Geneva striping. The movement uses a monometallic Gyromax balance wheel, with a high moment of inertia to guarantee timing stability, and beats at 18,000 A/h, with a power-reserve of approximately 60 hours. It's constructed with 24 jewels, a shock absorber device, and a straight-line lever escapement.

The Set

This Patek Philippe 5070G comes with its original Certificate of Origin (dated 2007) and accompanying materials, within the complete set. It also comes with its original inner and outer boxes. The watch remained within its factory seal until 2019, at which time the watch was fully serviced by Patek Philippe, though left unpolished and unworn since. The cut factory seal is also included, along with the original hangtag.

Viewings can be arranged in Central London by appointment.

Brand: Patek Philippe
Model: Chronograph Ref. 5070G-001
Movement: mechanical manual-winding Cal. CH 27-70
Functions: chronograph, hours, minutes, sub-seconds
Features: tachymeter scale, display back, Geneva Seal
Case: 42 mm white gold
Crystal: sapphire front and back
Bracelet: black alligator strap, white gold deployant clasp
Year: 2007
Box & papers: original inner and outer boxes, Certificate of Origin, leather folio, manuals, factory seal (cut), hangtag
This Patek Philippe 5070G Chronograph, from 2007, is in excellent condition and has perfect mechanical functionality. The watch remained factory sealed until 2019, at which time it was fully serviced by Patek Philippe and remains unworn since. There is a small imperfection on the bezel stepped portion of the case between 6 and 7 o'clock, on the lower left lug and on the underside of lower left lug. It comes with its original Certificate of Origin (dated 2007) and accompanying materials, within the complete set. It also comes with its original inner and outer boxes. The cut factory seal and hangtag are also included. It is guaranteed for authenticity and comes with the remainder of its Patek Philippe servicing warranty.

All of our pre-owned watches have undergone thorough mechanical inspections, including being ultrasonically cleaned, serviced and resealed if appropriate and tested for at least four days, to ensure they meet our highest timekeeping standards. Our pre-owned and vintage watches, unless stated otherwise, are covered by a full or a limited twenty-four month warranty. For example, due to their age, some vintage watches should not be subjected to the same conditions as when they were new. Please see our Terms & Conditions for further information. 

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