To celebrate the 175 years of its existence, the famous watchmaker company, Patek Philippe has created several new limited edition model. Patek Philippe World Time Moon watches are some of them and created in two versions and dimensions that are designed for both women and gentlemen.
The dial displays Earth’s natural satellite and a world clock. In its central part are located beautiful sky with stars and moon representing moon phase function. At the perimeter of the digits is the output of a number of cities and show the time in respective time zones.
The male version has reference number 5575, while the female version is indicated by the number 7175. The model designed for ladies is smaller and decorated with diamonds along the run. Men’s version is made of 18K white gold and dimensions of its chassis is 9,81mm, while the clock designed for ladies is made of 18K rose gold with a slightly greater height of 10,1mm. On the women’s version there are 70 diamonds. On the back side of the housing is the golden lid engraved “PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE 175E Anniversaire 1839 – 2014.”
Moon phase indicator is specific in that it is so realistic portrayal, and for this functionality used two disks made of glass, which are mirrored. To display the time on the World Time Moon watches used an entirely new caliber 240 HU LU, which has been specially created to combine the functions of a world clock and a large display of moon phases. The mechanism consists of 270 parts, and its deviation on a daily basis is -3 to +2 seconds. Aforementioned caliber has a power reserve of 48 hours. Pressing the key in position “10h” changes the time in another city, while the phases of the moon are adjusted by pressing the tiny button at “2H” position.
Patek Philippe World Time Moon men’s watches are available with black, handmade alligator strap of leather, in a limited edition of 1,300 copies. The recommended retail price for this luxury watch is 46,000.00 CHF. The women’s version of this model is made in a limited edition of 450 copies, and its price is 50,000.00 CHF.