Patek Philippe 5270P Replica Perpetual Calendar ‘Salmon Dial’ Hands-On

Think perpetual calendar chronograph watches and you are probably also thinking about Patek Philippe Replica. No other complication is more synonymous with the brand than the perpetual calendar chronograph. The latest perpetual calendar chronograph watch, the Reference 5270, was introduced by Patek Philippe in 2011. Since its launch, we have seen a number of different variations. However, the latest one might just be the most desirable yet. Why? Because it comes with a salmon dial. This is the new Patek Philippe Reference 5270P Perpetual Calendar.

The new Reference 5270P is largely similar to the versions that came before it. One notable feature is that it comes in a platinum case. Platinum is a highly desirable metal when it comes to complicated Pateks. Stainless steel and titanium ones still rule the roost, but those are super rare and hard to come by. At any rate, the case is unchanged and comes in at 41mm wide Cheap Patek Philippe Replica and roughly 12.4mm thick. It wears quite large on the wrist, and the sizable crown, square pushers, and the fancy flared lugs only accentuate its size and make it seem even larger. In between the lugs at 6 o’clock is a small diamond that is a discreet feature found on all platinum Pateks.

The overall configuration of the dial is unchanged. At 12 o’clock you have the two apertures for the day and month, and you have the running seconds at 9 o’clock, 30-minute chronograph register at 3 o’clock, and the date and moon phase at 6 o’clock. At 7:30 you have a small aperture for the day and night indicator, and at 4:30 you have the leap year indicator. One tiny gripe that I have is that the apertures for the day and date and the leap year indicator are not color-matched with the dial.

Apart from the color of the dial, what’s also unique is that in place of stick hour markers, this new 5270P has Arabic numerals made out of black gold. The various hands are also made out of black gold. Patek Philippe Replica Watches has also expertly paired the watch with a brown alligator strap with square scales, which matches the watch perfectly.

Obviously, the 5270P features a sapphire display caseback and its lucky owners will be able to admire the CH 29-535 PS Q in all its glory. It is a hand-wound movement, and when fully wound it will provide a power reserve of 55 to 65 hours. The architecture of the movement, if I’m honest, isn’t the prettiest, but the movement is very well finished. There are hand beveled bridges along with intricate graining on the wheels, polished screw heads, and more. The movement is also tightly regulated to standards that exceed COSC.

It will be interesting to see how Luxury Replica Watches Patek enthusiasts respond to this new 5270P, especially when you consider that all previous versions of the 5270 on leather straps have been discontinued to make way for this new model. The 5970 will always remain a special watch, but I think this new model, with its salmon dial, has a great chance of winning some enthusiasts over.

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High Quality Patek Philippe Calatrava 5180/1R Skeleton Replica Watch

Obviously, there are many ways the new Patek Philippe Calatrava 5180/1R Replica Watches could be described. The most convenient way would be an extensive use of fawning superlatives – it is, after all, a full-gold, skeletonized Patek Philippe. I look at it and think not that, but more that it is a preposterous dinosaur of a watch, a T-Rex rocking Mr. T’s gold chains.

The Cheap Patek Philippe Replica 18k rose gold case itself is just 6.7mm thick and some 39 millimeters wide. Over the years, it has put on a few millimeters of extra girth – just like that Florida baddie – as the case is stretched out by the gold stick hour markers that push the periphery of the case further from the movement. This method is hidden 99% of the time, for all we usually see is a narrower sapphire window on the back that helps disguise the size difference between movement and case.

The rose gold, 15-link bracelet is remarkably flexible and comfortable to wear – to look at, maybe not so much. It’s an actual waterfall of gold around the wrist. This much gold for gold’s sake works as an almost artistic contrast against the intricacy of the hand-engraved movement. It is brash ostentation against 130 hours of extremely focused, surgical-grade craftsmanship. Poetic, isn’t it?

But with Patek Philippe Replica Watches, I’m only slowly admitting to myself that I’m seeing a just because side of – think about the horrid 5522, the weird, boasting maths equation on the dial of the 5976/1G, or the unwearably sized, ultimate just because watch, the Grandmaster Chime.

All in all, the Patek Philippe Replica 5180/1R is a watch I’m happy to have seen and respect all for the same reasons as I love to have seen and respect a T-Rex. It’s a king of a long gone era, dressed in all the loud and profoundly intimidating codes that evolution taught it to put on to elicit fear and humility from its peers – but those codes are irrelevant and borderline ridiculous today. Ironically, both the 5180/1R and the T-Rex today remain to be seen only as skeletons.

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