Patek Philippe 5098R-001

Patek Philippe Gondolo 5098R

In 1872 Patek Philippe began a lasting and memorable relationship with a Brazilian jeweler based in Rio de Janeiro called Gondolo & Labouriau. Later that same year Patek Philippe delivers the companies first piece, a silver cased pocket watch. In 1902 Gondolo commissions an exclusive Patek Philippe pocket watch with a gold gear train, the chronometro Gondolo and deliveries of that model start that same year. Now famous with Patek Philippe collectors the world over, the marketing method of the Brazilian jeweler is as famous as the models themselves. Gondolo and Labouriau offers customers the opportunity to join an exclusive club and in return with a weekly subscription fee. The jeweler would organize events and picnic where all members would get together. Each week a member was picked at random and given a Gondolo Chronometro timepiece. They idea being all members would at one point own a Patek Philippe. Still to this day, Patek Philippe honors this exclusive club and retailer with its current Gondolo range. This particular model is the Gondolo Chronometro ref 5098. Made in an all 18ct rose gold traditional oval shaped case and held on a genuine brown alligator strap with matching 18ct rose gold pin buckle. Fitted with the highly complicated and decorated Manufacture caliber 25-21 REC mechanical hand wound movement. Hand guilloche gold dial with transferred numerals and finished with a sapphire crystal glass and case back. Part of a private collection.

Gondolo 5098R Details

Patek Philippe Gondolo timepiece, all 18ct rose gold oval style case, held on a genuine brown alligator strap with matching pin buckle, mechanically hand-wound movement, hand guilloched dial in 18ct gold with transferred numerals and markers, finished with a sapphire crystal glass and case back.



Case Material

18ct Rose Gold

Bezel Type

Dial Type

Hand-Guilloched Gold With Transferred Numerals

Bracelet Material

Genuine Alligator

Case Size






Grading Style


Mechanical Hand-wound





Water Resistance

30 Meters

Stock Number


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