RARE & COLLECTIBLE! Limited edition of only 300 pieces.
This Patek Philippe Advanced Research Annual Calendar watch is the 3rd reference of Patek's Advanced Research models. Released in 2007, this is the first model to incorporate both the Pulsomax escapement and Spiromax balance featuring the lever, escape wheel & balance spring all made of Silinvar (silicon) which is anti-magnetic & requires no lubrication. In addition the solid 18kt gold rotor turns on zirconium ball-bearings that never require lubrication either. The sapphire crystal case back is fitted with an integrated magnifying loupe showcasing the technical innovations. the sapphire crystal case back bears the inscription Patek Philippe Advanced Research.
Polished 950 platinum case. Salmon colored dial. Darkened/black white gold hands, the hour & minute hands with luminous fill. Applied darkened/black white gold hour makers. Fine printed minute track with luminous dot hour markers.
- Annual calendar will accurately account for odd & even months with the exclusion of a leap year.
- Day of the week sub-dial at 9 o'clock.
- Date window at 6 o'clock.
- Month sub-dial at 3 o'clock.
- Moonphase aperture display above 6 o'clock.
- Power reserve indicator at 12 o'clock.
Fitted on a brand new Patek Philippe original shiny beige alligator leather strap with a polished platinum deployant buckle. The strap is unworn & crisp with its full wear life-span remaining. Movement:
Powered by a Patek Philippe in-house caliber 324 S IRM QA LU SI3, composed of 354 parts, beats at 28,800 vph (4Hz), contains 34 jewels, and has a power reserve of +/- 60 hours. This watch features a Pulsomax escapement, a Swiss lever escapement with both the lever & escape wheel made of Silinvar, and is fitted with a Spiromax balance spring also made of Silinvar. The watch also features a solid 21kt yellow gold rotor & boasts the Geneva Seal Hallmark.Condition:
In excellent near new condition! Worn seldom & with great care. This watch has never been polished, it remains with its original factory finish. The watch runs strong & keeps very accurate time. While there are light signs of wear, the watch is truly in spectacular condition considering its age, we would be comfortable rating this watch in 97%+ overall condition.Contents:
Absolutely complete set, down to the plastic! The watch is delivered in its original specialty box and with all papers including. The hang-tag & stylus tool still sealed in the original protective plastic bag. Also included is the original cardboard shipping box as well. Watch Features:
Annual Calendar, Moonphase