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New limited anniversary ref. 5105

November 17 2006 at 6:03 AM

SuitbertW  (Login wsw_de)

Response to Patek Philippe re-opens the historic "Salon", Geneva

This is one of two new anniversary watches to celebrate the new Patek Philippe salon.
Ref. 5105, a rectangular platinum watch with a great surprise inside....

According to PP, a lot of 100 NOS caliber 9-90 tonneau movements were found during the workshop departement move to Plan Les Ouates in 1996. It's one of the all time classics of PP, IMO.

Best regards

Below the technical specifications:

Calatrava Ref. 5105 in platinum
Movement: Caliber 9-90 PS
Tonneau-shaped manually wound mechanical movement
Width: 18 mm
Length: 25.6 mm
Height: 3.65 mm
Number of parts: 152
Number of jewels: 18
Power reserve: Max. 45 hours
Balance: Screw balance with index regulator
Frequency: 19,800 semi-oscillations/hour (2.75 Hz)
Balance spring: Breguet
Balance spring stud: Adjustable
Crown: Two-position crown:
- Pulled out: to set the time
- Pushed in: to wind the watch
Displays: Hours, minutes, small seconds with subsidiary dial at 6 o'clock
Hallmark: Geneva Seal (two engravings)
Limited edition of 100 watches
Case: 950 platinum, domed sapphire crystal with beveled edges and
contoured sapphire-crystal caseback, diamond between lugs at 6
Two-tiered case flank, partially polished, partially satin-finished
Knurled crown
Screw back
Water-resistant to 30 meters
Case dimensions: Width: 25.20 mm
Length: 46 mm
Height: 10.95 mm
Width between lugs: 17 mm
Dial: Silver-plated and satin-finished with railway-track minute scale
Subsidiary seconds dial, black printed
11 baton-style hour markers in 18K white gold
Roman numeral XII in 18K white gold
Alpha hands in black nickel-plated white gold for hours, minutes
and seconds
Strap: Navy blue, large-scaled alligator, hand-stitched, with historic 14-
mm prong buckle in platinum

Complete Press Release Click Here

This message has been edited by wsw_de on Nov 17, 2006 6:50 AM

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