At this yr’s Watches & Wonders, Patek Philippe launched a sublime mixture of white gold case and salmon dial for the Ref. 5172 chronograph. The brand new colour variant, Ref. 5172G-010, is a sibling of the Ref. 5172G-001 with blue dial, which was launched in 2019.
Aside from the watch face, they share the identical options, such because the 41-mm case dimension, syringe-shaped arms and the mushroom-style pushers. Nonetheless, as an alternative of a blue calfskin strap, the debutante rides a traditional brown crocodile leather-based strap. The internal workings stay unchanged: right here, too, the hand-wound manufacture caliber CH 29-535 PS with instantaneous 30-minute counter and a 65-hour energy reserve units the tempo.
This chronograph caliber is distinguished by its structure protected by six patented improvements, together with optimized toothing profile, precision adjustment of engagement depth and self-regulating zero-resetting hammers. This motion additionally options a number of distinctive technical traits reflecting the identical concern for performance and efficiency. Its aesthetic and its meticulous finishes are seen by the clear sapphire crystal case again. Value: $80,430.
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