Patek Philippe has launched a new self-winding perpetual calendar with a contemporary “vintage” style in a case with three-tier lugs as well as a lacquered cream dial graced with luminous numerals and hands. The timepiece was inspired by exhibits in the Patek Philippe Museum from the 1940s and 1950s. Its heart is a newly developed caliber 324 with double apertures for the day/month and an analog date.
Self-winding mechanical movement. Caliber 324 S Q. Day, month, leap year and day/night indication in apertures. Date by hand. Sweep seconds hand.
Lacquered cream dial, gold applied numerals with luminescent coating.
Case: white gold. Interchangeable full back and sapphire-crystal case back. Water-resistant to 30m. Case diameter: 40 mm. Height: 11.13 mm.
BRACELET / STRAP
Alligator strap with square scales, hand-stitched, shiny chocolate brown, fold-over clasp. Fold-over clasp.
324 S Q SELF-WINDING
Perpetual calendar with day/night indication. Day, month, leap year and day/night indication in apertures. Diameter: 32 mm. Height: 4.97 mm. Number of parts: 367. Jewels: 29. Power reserve: Min. 35 hours - max. 45 hours. Winding rotor: 21K gold central rotor. Balance: Gyromax®. Vibrations/hour: 28 800 (4 Hz). Balance spring: Spiromax®. Hallmark: Patek Philippe Seal.