Patek Philippe has launched a new self-winding perpetual calendar with a contemporary “vintage” style in a case with three-tier lugs as well as a lacquered cream dial graced with luminous numerals and hands. The timepiece was inspired 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.
Mechanical self-winding movement.
324 S Q.
Day, month, leap year and day/night indication in apertures.
Date by hand.
Sweep seconds hand.
Lacquered cream dial, gold applied numerals with luminescent coating.
Alligator strap with square scales, hand-stitched, shiny chocolate brown, fold-over clasp.
Case: white gold.
Interchangeable full back and sapphire-crystal case back.
Water resistant to 30 m.
Case diameter: 40 mm.
Price: 73'000 CHF *