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A Portal to the Past: Patek Philippe’s New Calatrava is Unveiled at Watches & Wonders | Features

Among the many twelve new fashions and variations Patek Philippe introduces at this 12 months’s Watches & Wonders is that this new Calatrava in white gold which exudes the sort of classic fashion fans respect. Most notably, the three-hand timepiece with date indication brings to life the sought-after Clous de Paris decor that has lengthy been related to this Bauhaus icon, nonetheless not on the bezel however on the case band.

The tiny hobnail fashion pyramids spotlight the slim silhouette of the white gold case that has a recent diameter of 40mm and a slim top of 8.53mm. Patek Philippe’s designers have additionally devised a particular case development during which the lugs are an integral a part of the case again which permits an unobstructed view onto the caliber 26-330 S C.

This self-winding motion is supplied with a central gold rotor and meticulously completed in accordance with the Patek Philippe Seal.

The charcoal grey dial with a black gradient rim is a feast for the eyes, too. The finely granulated texture makes for an ideal backdrop for the utilized Arabic numerals and syringe-style palms with beige luminescent coating. The brand new reference Reference 5226 comes with two interchangeable straps: one in beige calfskin with a nubuck end and the opposite in black calfskin with an embossed cloth motif.

The brand new Patek Philippe Calatrava retails for $39,030.

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