Monday, July 17, 2006

Patek Philippe Quantième Perpétuel réf.5140

Movement: Extra-thin automatic mechanical, 240 Q calibre, 27 jewels, 21,600 v/h. Unidirectional mini-rotor in 22K gold. Poinçon de Genève. 48-hour maximum power reserve. Function: Hours, minutes, perpetual calendar (day, date, month, leap year), moon phases, 24-hour indicator. Case: 750 (18K) white gold, 37.2 mm. Sapphire crystal. Hooked sapphire-crystal back and a solid back, interchangeable. Dial: Silvered opaline. Applique hour markers and 18K white gold hands. Month and leap year at 3 o'clock, date and moon phases at 6 o'clock, day and 24-hour indicator at 9 o'clock. Bracelet / Strap: Shiny black large square-scaled alligator, hand-stitched, 18K white gold folding clasp.