For BaselWorld 2016, the last family-owned independent Genevan watch manufacturer Patek Philippe is presenting four …
Patek Philippe unveils a platinum version of its best selling Patek Philippe Ref. 5905P Annual Calendar Chronograph replica timepieces. The outermost scale for the chronograph hand is adjoined by a crisply graduated minute scale. It is followed by a broad ring that accommodates the applied white-gold hour markers and – between 10 and 2 o’clock – the three aperture displays of the Annual Calendar.
With this new Ref. 5905P Annual Calendar Chronograph, Swiss-made fake Patek Philippe proves yet again that refined combinations of trailblazing design and successful horological complications can result in totally new and distinctive timepieces. The metamorphosis begins with the dial that reflects the design of the Ref. 5205 Annual Calendar launched in 2010 but with new colours and further details is nonetheless original and unmistakable.
The date aperture at 12 o’clock is somewhat larger and embedded in a polished white-gold frame. At 6 o’clock, it is complemented by a large 60-minute chronograph counter and a small window for the day/night indicator just below the arbor of the hand. This configuration endows the technical aura of the Ref. 5905 with the timeless elegance of a typical Patek Philippe wristwatch. The hour and minutes hands that hover above the dial are fashioned in a novel Dauphine silhouette with three facets and a Superluminova coating on the center ridge. Together with the luminous 5-minute markers, they assure excellent legibility in the dark. The dial is available in navy blue and black versions.
Both dials harmonize with the cool gloss of the prominent 42-millimeter platinum case. All case contours are formally balanced and nothing distracts from its coherent design. The round profiles of the bezel and case band merge seamlessly with the gently curved lugs. The outer contours of the start/stop pusher, the crown, and the reset pusher are perfectly arranged along an arc parallel to the case band.
The manifestly elegant model with the blue dial comes with matching navy blue strap. A matt black alligator strap complements the version with the black dial. Both straps are secured with a platinum 950 prong buckle. The new Ref. 5905 marks a further step forward in the evolution of blue dial fake Patek Philippe complication Annual Calendar Chronographs: thanks to creative fine-tuning, it has a clearly distinctive new look.