I am in Auckland this week. I stopped by the Patek AD to have a look as I always do in every city I travel to. They had a 5327 R for sale. I was wondering what fellow purists think about this watch. I really like the warmth of the cream colored lacquered dial. 39 mm is the perfect size for my wrist.
Buzz going around is that for a subset of these watches (total number not known) the date doesn't turn to the next date correctly. Sometimes the date advances way earlier than midnight like between 22:00 and 23:00, sometimes the date advances 1.5 days and the date is halfway in the window. Any owner
From earlier in the year, on a trip to Nyawk. I love this watch, but, alas, my government paycheck is inadequate to the task. The 100th-second chrono escapement is especially entertaining to watch. 8” wrist, but the close camera makes the Defy El Primero 21 look bigger than it is. —Rick
A patient of mine brought this in the office today. He knows I have a passion for watches. It is in remarkably good condition. I told him I would post it in this form and see what the expert have to say. I’m sure Nico can help me out on this. Thanks for your help. Best, Tony
After owning this piece for more than a year, I just recently realized something (else) very unique about it. Sure, I knew it was something special, but then I noticed something on the back. Actually, there are three unique details in this photo. One is clearly the signature, but what are the other
Patek Philippe has just unveiled in Milan its latest ladies' watch, the Twenty-4 Automatic. Let's make no mistake about it: I consider this launch as the most important one from the Geneva brand this year. Because it is a collection that aims to generate volume and because it is dedicated to a clien
Hello everyone, though I still need to make little adjustments on the movement and take better pictures, but today, sitting in the yard, drinking coffee, for a moment there, the watch was as perfect as it gets Oh well, back to work Take care guys, Ondrej