The Grand Complications family by Patek Philippe is a showing of complicated watchmaking as a supreme test of the designer's ability and watchmakers' knowledge. As a highly esteemed name Patek Philippe, has mastered horological mechanism and have twice in the last 100 years created the globe’s most complex wristwatch. In each watch, generations of quality and skill are concealed inside what is an object of near priceless beauty.
The 5327J flaunts a fresh self-winding perpetual calendar that has been brought to the Patek Philippe collection. It arrives in a Calatrava case with amazingly scalloped lugs and applied Breguet numerals. The yellow and rose gold styles have ivory dials with recessed counters. The white-gold version has a blue sunburst dial. The watches come with a sapphire-crystal case back and an interchangeable solid-gold back.
With the 5320G, Patek Philippe has released a new self-winding perpetual calendar with a new “vintage” style in an area with three-tier lugs as well as a shiny cream dial graced with luminous numerals and hands. The watch was informed by exhibits in the Patek Philippe Museum from the 1940s and 1950s. Its heart is a newly developed caliber 324 with double apertures for the day/month and an analog date.
With the 7140R, Patek Philippe has looked to beauty to bring in months with 31, 30 and 28 days, and february 29 in leap years, a mechanism must have a mechanical “memory” of four years – or 1,461 days. This style looks for a highly complex mechanism, based on a complex style of levers and cams pivoting around their axes. This is an area in which Patek Philippe has repeatedly used its famous ability.
The 5469 is the platinum version of the perpetual calendar with the retrograde date messes with subtle ideas. It features a silvery dial with a vertical satin finish that shows off the hands, hour markers, minute scale and frames of the display apertures in rose gold. The elegance and legibility of this highly coveted Grand Complications are amazing.
The 5270P is a new type of a top Patek Philippe watch released in 1941, the Reference 5270 perpetual calendar chronograph is now coming in platinum for the first time. Its golden opaline dial, showing the day and the month in a double aperture at 12 o’clock and an analog date at 6 o’clock, blends a touch of retro beauty with great readability. The chronograph style, with its famous architecture – horizontal clutch, column wheel and mechanical winding – features six patented creations.
With the 5372P, Patek Philippe has created a totally new look for its famous split-seconds chronograph in platinum with a perpetual calendar. Just like the 2015 Ref. 5370 and the 2016 Ref. 5374, it comes in a round platinum case with a concave bezel as well as countersunk and satin-finished flanks. The dial in gold with a blue sunburst pattern or in vertically satin-finished rose gold also presents a subtly reworked appearance. It is a harmonious blend of sophisticated technology, elegance, and readability.
With the 6102R, Patek Philippe’s amazing love of astronomical watches come to the fore, the stargazing loves its dial to a special chart of the heavenly styles. At any era, its owner may love the exact movement of the evening sky in the northern hemisphere, with the slight movement of the stars and the phases and orbit of the moon. Two skeletonized hands look to the hours and minutes of average solar time. An Ellipse, put on the bottom of the sapphire glass, shows the portion of the sky that you can see from Geneva and all other cities located at that latitude.