If in a few days the most important news will be revealed Patek Philippe, the brand kicks off Watches & Wonders 2021 with the presentation of several new ones Nautilus, including the stunning green edition of the 5711A and, also quite spectacularly, a new rose gold and soleil blue dial combination for the Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990.
Introduced in 2014 to replace the Nautilus Chronograph 5980 / 1A, the Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990 combines three practical complications: a flyback chronograph, a dual time zone, and a date indication, along with the local time. The model was launched in steel with a shaded grey dial.
The new reference model 5990 / 1R-001 is essentially a re-seasoning of the watch with a new material, rose gold, combined with a soleil blue dial. The rose gold case retains its iconic shape with its distinctive rounded octagonal bezel with side hinges and its dimensions of 40.5mm x 12.53mm. This new warm attire contrasts with the blue embossed dial with rose gold indices and hands.The symmetrical layout of this dial shows two secondary dials: one for the date and one for the chronograph minutes, and on each side, a day/night indicator, one for home time, and one for local time.
Under the hood, the movement is still the automatic caliber CH 28-520 C FUS that provides superlative functionality.The 2-position screw crown allows you to charge the watch and set the time.The buttons to the right of the case are used to operate the chronograph.Those on the left to adjust the skeletonized hand for the indication of the second time zone (in increments of one hour forward or backward).The movement is visible through the caseback with its oscillating mass in 21k gold, the Geneva strips on the beveled bridges and circular veins. This column wheel vertical clutch chronograph movement works at 4Hz and can store up to 55 hours of power reserve when fully loaded.
The Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990 / 1R-001 it is completed by a solid rose gold bracelet with folding closure. price 94,140 euros.