Obtainable in platinum or white-colored, yellow or rose gold, the Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 replica 37-mm, by hand wound watch strongly resembles the 31-mm piece in the early 1930s. Using its sleek situation, understated signed crown, and flat bezel, the timepiece is comparatively thin and designed to slip easily beneath a shirt cuff. Around the dial is really a somewhat textured, silvered background for that applied gold, tick hour markers, an overview of the applied gold outer minute ring, along with a minimalist, small seconds sub-dial toward the 6 o’clock position. The dauphine hands, an individual favorite style selection of mine, are operated by Patek’s Caliber 215 PS, a movement having a power reserve of approximately 44 hrs, and also the watch comes with an overall thinness of 8 mm.
With Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 replica applied, understated hour markers, dauphine hands, subdial, and slim situation - the current piece might have not a problem potentially passing itself off like a vintage timepiece. Also, among the features that pulls much praise this is actually the Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 replica’s solid, polished caseback. Most makers of contemporary, luxury watches today, choose to demonstrate the watch’s intricately decorated movement via a obvious caseback.
Whether this proves true or otherwise over time for contemporary Patek Philippes I possibly could not say, however i would argue if your consumer has got the means and also the will to get a Patek Philippe watch, the Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196 replica is among the best possibilities. Very couple of other watches today can boast this type of strong history, timeless style, and minimalist but nonetheless fascinating design.