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Patek Philippe 5196P.

And one which I admired from a distance for many years. The 5196p oozes Patek DNA with a modern twist and one little imperfection which I can forgive it for. And thanks to my lovely other half and me reaching the half century I can admire up close and per
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By: amanico
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Patek Philippe 5196P.

That is one watch I regret having lost, a lot. For me, this was the best modern Calatrava, a kind of mix of a Ref 96 and 570, with the very pleasant density of its platinum case, and, yes, its too small movement which centers the small second too much, bu
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By: amanico
22
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Dreamers…

My wife and I celebrated another wedding anniversary recently. I thought about when I gave her the Cartier. It feels like yesterday, but was years ago; a watch she’d dreamed of as a teenager. I got myself the Calatrava recently after an ordeal that made m
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By: Stoikos
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Stoikos
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Spring bars…

Hi all Quick question for the weekend. I am looking at a 2010 5120g currently and I found that one but the original strap is gone. So I asked if the spring bars were in White gold and they told me they are in steel. Is that ok ? And could that harm the wa
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By: Watch_kha_wen
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Watch_kha_wen
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Patek Philippe Moonphase

Vintage Patek references up until the 3970/3940 boasted a very rich enamel moonphase with handcrafted accompanying gold stars and moon disc. For reference, slide 2 of this post shows a 2499 moonphase and slide 1 is of a 3970 moonphase. The enamel moonphas
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By: Horology_Ancienne
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patekova
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First Patek Advice

Hey All - First time poster but long time lurker. I love the passion I see from my fellow collectors on this forum (particulary the Patek forum). I have been collecting for about 7 years now and would like to add some Patek into the mix and was looking fo
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By: Dschmidt91
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MZHammer
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Brother and sister - rare handcrafts

LEFT: Reference 5089G-059 in wood marquetry, "Roped Alpinists." It comprises 262 pieces of wood from 27 species with 40 inlays reflecting different textures, veining and colors. All mounted on a gold back. This 2018 limited edition Calatrava wristwatch ce
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By: Jose250
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FabR
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At last I made it to 50.

This 5196P has a magical charm and it is a little surprising to hear they are not easy to secure. Well, not anymore … huge congratulations and happy birthday 🎂 I wonder how many are there in this forum, roll call?
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By: Miles_151
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holdemchamp1225
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At last I made it to 50.

I would like to share with all my friends here how blessedI have been on my big birthday. My wonderful other half has been very naughty and made one of my dreams come true. I have been given for my 50th my first true grown up watch. I have always loved th
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By: Miles_151
57
holdemchamp1225
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Found the Patek 5116G Enamel Dial Calatrava finally but preowned

I had one of these back in days and then gifted the watch to my business partner and since then I was unable to find myself another one . After 5 years of searching I finally managed to find one with a second hand watch dealer and immediately snapped one
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By: Horology75
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Pun
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