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Introducing: The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph Reference 5968A -

Introducing: The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph Reference 5968A –

Fast Take

Patek keeps on pushing forward in making looks for more youthful purchasers, and now we have an Aquanaut with movement time and time/date, yet additionally one with a self-winding chronograph. It’s complete with orange accents and an orange elastic lash, making it perhaps the most easygoing Pateks to be found in some time. The type is equivalent to utilized in the 5980 Nautilus, so you have a focal seconds with hour long counter at six o’clock. Estimating is set at simply under CHF 40,000 for this steel watch.

Introductory Thoughts

Patek has seen totally tremendous development sought after for the Aquanaut since the Nautilus has become guaranteed unobtanium, and this new 5968A will clearly discover pausing and willing purchasers. Additionally, the way that this watch comes with two hued ties may imply that Patek trusts this watch will locate a home with the design set – I’m interested if different shadings will become accessible to buy too. Once more, nothing progressive here from a watchmaking or plan viewpoint, yet this will doubtlessly offer those searching for a top of the line, easygoing chronograph another choices other than the Royal Oaks and Nautiluses of the world.

The Basics

Brand: Patek Philippe

Model: Aquanaut

Reference Number: 5968A

Diameter: 42.2mm

Thickness: 11.9mm

Case Material: Stainless steel

Dial Color: Grey

Indexes: Arabic numerals

Lume: Yes

Water Resistance: 120 meters

Strap/Bracelet: Composite elastic lash with steel collapsing buckle

The Movement

Caliber: CH 28-250 C

Functions: Hours, minutes, date, 30-minute chronograph

Diameter: 30mm

Thickness: 6.63mm

Power Reserve: 45-55 hours

Winding: Automatic

Frequency: 4 Hz (28,800 vph)

Jewels: 35

Estimating & Availability

Price: CHF 38,600

Availability: TBD

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