If the most important news will be revealed in a few days Patek Philippe, the brand kicks off a Watches & Wonders 2021 with the presentation of several new ones Nautilus, including the stunning green edition of the 5711A and, also quite spectacular, a new rose gold and blue soleil dial combination for the Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990.
Introduced in 2014 to replace the Nautilus Chronograph 5980/1A, il Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990 combines three practical complications: a flyback chronograph, a dual time zone and a date indication, along with local time. The model was launched in steel with a shaded gray dial.
The new reference model 5990 / 1R-001 is essentially a re-edition of the watch with a new material, pink gold, paired with a sunray blue dial. The rose gold case maintains its iconic shape with its distinctive rounded octagonal bezel with side hinges and its dimensions of 40.5mm x 12.53mm. This new warm clothing contrasts with the embossed blue dial with rose gold indexes and hands. The symmetrical layout of this dial shows two sub-dials: one for the date and one for the chronograph minutes, and on each side, a day / night indicator, one for the home time and one for the local time. (local).
Under the hood, the movement is still the automatic caliber CH 28‑520 C FUS which provides superlative functionality. The 2-position screw-down crown allows you to wind the watch and set the time. The pushers to the right of the case are used to operate the chronograph. Those on the left to adjust the skeleton hand for indication of the second time zone (in one hour increments forward or backward). The movement is visible through the caseback with its 21k gold oscillating weight, the Geneva stripes on the beveled bridges and the circular veins. This column wheel vertical friction chronograph movement runs at 4Hz and can store up to 55 hours of power reserve when fully wound.
Il Patek Philippe Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph 5990 / 1R-001 it is completed with a solid rose gold bracelet with folding clasp. Price 94.140 EURO.