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3940 vs. 5146

I have been enjoying the 3940R I purchased two weeks ago, wearing it around the house and on the occasional dog walk. I\'ve rotated it with my other watches, including my 5146G-001. When I made the step up to the 3940 Perpetual Calendar with its elegance
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By: BuffaloWatch
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My Three Favorite VINTAGE Pateks of all time!

Inspired by Sham’s delightful post of his 3 favorite Pateks of all time, which are from the modern era, I thought it might be fun to initiate a corollary post limited to strictly vintage. For purposes of this discussion I am thinking of vintage as pre 198
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By: patekova
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patekova
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3-9-4-Oh!

Greetings gentlemen and ladies, this is my first fresh post and as the title suggests, I have something good to share. First, let me introduce myself. I joined this Forum a couple weeks ago, stumbling across it while doing research on the Patek Philippe R
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By: BuffaloWatch
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3940 Question/Concern

Mine’s from 2004 and has the APRIOR inline with the minute markers, so it is indeed odd that yours does not. However, based on my humble opinion... (1) you sent it in to Patek for a service, and if it didn’t come back with any remarks, I think you’re good
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By: GUZZ
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3940 Question/Concern

Hey all! I recently read a great article on Watch Brothers London about the differences between the series of 3940. This got me looking at my own 3940G which I've had a few years. According to the article all 3rd series watches have the sigma markers in l
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By: GUZZ
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Patek Philippe Ref. 3940 Perpetual Calendar Information Guide

Looking to learn more about the Patek Philippe 3940 Perpetual Calendar... I've put together a guide covering the 3940 production, with a deep dive into the different series, the key characteristics/variants plus some unique editions worth knowing about. H
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By: WatchBrothersLondon
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BuffaloWatch
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Strange winder behaviour for 3940

My 3940 advances the dates pretty erratically when on the winder. If it sits on the winder for a few weeks it is always some dates after. All other indicators advances correctly though. When on the wrist for an extended period of time it also works flawle
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By: VintageCollector
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VintageCollector
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Long time lurker, first time poster

watches early, like buying an insurance policy, many bonus for acquiring them earlier I started before 30 and acquired many but mostly were treated like a biz-tools, even though I loved them all. Over the years, the passion never fades but taste has chang
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By: Mike-On-A-Bike
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Mech
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Long time lurker, first time poster

...but I would not recommend them. I had a pretty horrible experience with them in the past for a painting, and promised myself I would never buy from Christies again, but this watch came up and I really had no choice to deal with them once more. I was ho
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By: Mike-On-A-Bike
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Mech
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Long time lurker, first time poster

What a strong start, kicking off with a 3940! Apart from the Nautilus, this is the Patek that pops up the most all over the internet/instagram. Congratulations on finding one that meets all your expectations, I know that during your service if you indicat
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By: Mike-On-A-Bike
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