At $100k each Patek Philippe launches 40th anniversary limited edition Nautilus watches


One of the most remarkable of the Patek Philippe timepieces – “The Nautilus” reached its 40th milestone this year. And to ensure the anniversary celebrations are nothing short of grand, the brand has introduced two new luxury pieces – the reference 5711/1P three-hand model and 5976/1G chronograph version that offer an ultimate tribute to the Nautilus existence.


Each of the limited edition watches features bold lateral ridges which are a fitting amalgamation of elegance and sporty functionality, much like the very first in the lineage. The 44 mm Nautilus Ref. 5711/1P comes in a definitive blue 18-carat gold dial and features a flawless rare white Top Wesselton diamond set into the bezel above the lugs along with similarly carved 18-karat white gold baton hour markers. Further, it boasts of a self-winding caliber 324 S C movement with a 21-karat gold central rotor, a Spiromax balance spring and a sapphire case back – all presented in a luxurious box made of polished stainless steel frames and iconic hinged covers.
Patek Philippe, 5976/1G-DET
On the other hand, the second in the series – the 49.25mm Nautilus Chronograph, Ref. 5976 /1G features an 18-karat white gold body along with a self-winding flyback chronograph, a CH 28-520 C automatic movement, and a Spiromax balance spring made of Silver. Similar to its counterpart, the chronograph is embellished with a flawless Top Wesselton baguette and princess-cut diamonds that come wrapped in a classic cork box.

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While the Nautilus Ref. 5711/1P will set you back by $113,400, the Ref. 5976 /1G that retails at $90,000 seems a bit more affordable. Sealed with the Patek Philippe mark, these opulent timepieces certainly don’t fail in honoring the legend of the Nautilus!

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