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Introducing: The Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990/1R-001

by James Stacey

Introducing The Patek Philippe Nautilus Journey Time Chronograph 5990/1R-001

Hatchi matchi, now in rose gold.

Hey. Yeah, you. Have you ever ever had the nagging feeling that your 5990 wasn’t appropriately resplendent? Effectively, Patek Philippe has heard your cries. The model has simply introduced the newest evolution of its exceedingly fascinating journey time chronograph, a 5990 in rose gold. Fitted with a stunning blue sunburst dial, the 5990/1R-001 takes the whole lot we cherished concerning the stainless-steel unique however renders the entire affair rosy, together with the totally built-in bracelet.

Becoming a member of the present Nautilus assortment (along with the very fresh green 5711), the 5990/1R loses not one of the performance that helped to ascertain the 5990 as a category chief when the unique metal model got here out in 2014. Do not let that easy-wearing appeal of the Nautilus idiot you, because the 5990/1R rocks Patek’s CH 28-520 C FUS motion. Routinely wound and simply 6.95mm thick, the CH 28-520 C FUS boasts a 60-minute chronograph, push-button journey time (see the pushers constructed into the case flank under, one to advance the journey perform, the opposite to retract), a date show at twelve, and the mannequin’s signature two-zone AM/PM indication.

Nearly as good because the view of that motion could also be by way of the case again, this new 5990/1R is a looker from any angle with a heat blue sunburst dial replete with gold accents, utilized luminous markers, and a group of rose gold palms that provide wonderful legibility alongside the Nautilus feel and look that drives so many collectors loopy.

Regardless of this Nautilus representing one of many extra treasured of the shape, the 5990/1r nonetheless gives 120 meters of water resistance, sapphire back and front, and a sporty rose gold bracelet with a fold-over clasp. Sizing stays unchanged from the metal 5990, with the 5590/1R’s case measuring 40.5mm vast and 12.53mm thick.

Actually although, what extra is there to say? This is among the coolest, sportiest, and most complex fashions from Patek Philippe’s lineup now provided in rose gold. In case you zoom out only a bit, it is also an growth of a mannequin vary that has, of late, been exceedingly onerous to purchase and this new mannequin is probably going the results of mounting demand from Patek collectors. Seeing as Patek Philippe did not in any respect mess with any of the 5990’s signature bonafide, I am unable to think about that is the form of watch you are going to see gathering mud in a boutique showcase, even with its $106,452 price ticket. What a factor.

Model: Patek Philippe

Mannequin: Nautilus Journey Time Chronograph

Reference Quantity: 5990/1R-001

Diameter: 40.5mm

Thickness: 12.53mm

Case Materials: Rose gold

Dial Coloration: Blue sunburst

Indexes: Utilized

Lume: Sure

Water Resistance: 120 meters

Strap/Bracelet: Built-in rose gold bracelet

Caliber: Patek Philippe Caliber CH 28-520 C FUS

Capabilities: Hours, minutes, flyback chronograph, twin time zones

Diameter: 31mm

Thickness: 6.95mm

Energy Reserve: 45 – 55 hours

Winding: Automated

Frequency: 28,800 vph

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