Exhibited recently at Baselworld 2017, the exemplary Patek Philippe Ref. 5170 chronograph comes in a platinum case interestingly.
Joining the white-dial and black dial variants on Patek’s inventory, the new reference 5170P-001 is portrayed by a blue sunburst dial emanated to black with the seconds sub-dial at 9 o’clock and the momentarily bouncing 30-minute counter evenly situated at 3 o’clock.
Shade of the dial separated, the new form varies for a few subtleties including the presence of the tachymeter scale, baguette precious stone hour markers and blade molded hands instead of leaf hands.
The exemplary round case (measurement 39.4 mm, tallness 10.9 mm) houses the caliber CH 29-535 PS, an extraordinary hand-wound chronograph development based on the guideline of the section wheel, here delegated with a cleaned cap.
The huge four-spoke Gyromax balance wheel with four balancing loads beats at a recurrence of 4 Hz (28,800 semi-motions/hour) with an ensured power save of 65 hours (58 hours when the chronograph is actuated).
The development and its grip lever, recognizable for the exemplary “S” shape, are visible through the sapphire gem case back.
The development likewise has a stop-seconds include that makes it advantageous to precisely synchronize the watch with an authority time signal when the crown is pulled.
Grown totally in-house on the basis of customary standards, this development likewise embodies six protected advancements which improve exactness, reliability and life span.
Coordinated to a glossy black crocodile tie with square scales and overlap over catch, the Patek Philippe Reference 5170P-001 Platinum has a retail cost of Swiss Francs 85,000. patek.com
By Alessandro Mazzardo.
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