A look at the explosive 5961R by Patek Philippe
Watch & Bullion1 December 2016 | < 1
Patek-Philippe is a brand that needs no introduction; it is the watchmaker of excellence recognized worldwide and are the masters of simple perfection. This 5961R embodies all of these superlatives putting together an ingenious movement comprising of 456 parts to offer a reliable and easy to use chronograph.
The design style of this model is in the continuity of Patek Philippe’s signature style. The innovative mono-counter dial has been designed to offer very good readability and a technical touch to the style.
Its sensational movement incorporates all of the goodies that discerning collectors expect from Patek-Philippe: a vertical-clutch chronograph; an annual calendar; a day-night indicator; a 60-hour power reserve with reserve de march indicator and an automatic winding via ceramic-borne gold rotor.
The Black opaline dial is a picturesque image of traditional elegance in a contemporary package accentuated with expertly crafted baguette diamonds. The dark dial and complication elements add visual strength; the tapered lines of the 40mm case and delicate rose tone of the gold looks amazing as its paired up with a strong 3.48 carat baguette diamond bezel that lights up the whole piece like a well orchestrated firework display.
This is an explosive model filled with the attention to detail that one would expect from the masters of the game, even the rose gold deployment clasp is adorned with .97 carats of baguette diamonds. It is truly one of those watches where you can get lost in a daydream as each detail lights up with each glance.