The new Cheap Patek Philippe Ref. was unveiled at Baselworld 2019 last March. The 5172G-001 Chronograph replaces the reference 5170 beloved by collectors and fans of the brand, launched in 2010 as the first classic architectural chronograph with a movement entirely developed and manufactured in-house. refer to. The 5170 initially came in yellow gold, followed by white gold, rose gold and, in 2017, platinum versions.
Patek Philippe has redesigned the model, now with a slightly larger white gold case (41mm vs. 39.4mm) with round guilloche pushers and triple lugs. Water resistant to 30 meters/100 feet.
New dial with blue background and contrasting white gold applied Arabic numerals, white gold baton hour and minute hands with pointed tips, sandblasted central chronograph hands and white transferred minute counter with tachymeter scale. cheap men watch
The two counters – the small seconds at 9 o’clock and the 30-minute chronograph at 3 o’clock – are also surrounded by transfer-printed rail markers.
Excellent readability even in low light thanks to the luminous coating on the hour markers and the hour and minute hands.
The dial is protected by a curved sapphire crystal “box” glass that spans the bezel.
The hand-wound calibre CH 29-535 PS combines a traditional architecture with a column wheel and horizontal clutch with six patented innovations, including an optimised tooth profile, improved gear penetration adjustment and a self-adjusting reset hammer. It also boasts several technical features inspired by the same focus on functionality and performance, such as the instantaneous 30-minute counter.
Delicate details such as chamfered bridges, polished edges and Côtes de Genève decoration can be seen through the sapphire crystal case back.
The new Patek Philippe Ref. White Gold 5172G-001 comes on a hand-stitched navy blue calfskin strap with a white gold folding clasp.