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Patek Philippe: Sad to hear you confirm my fear!

I really want to buy the 5740 for the dial, movement and amazing nautilus fit but just can’t pull the trigger because of the gray gold The platinum nautilus models are a little too blingy with the diamonds unfortunately So annoyed an entire section of Patek’s line up (WG models) will just be off lim
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By: mattg6
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Patek Philippe: 5712 vs 5740 and other WG models: anyone find the new Patek WG too gray?

I think it’s now “gray gold” or whatever they call it. I find the old style white gold was much whiter and basically indistinguishable from platinum. Whereas the new WG is almost a dark gray. In low lighting it actually looks matte. It reminds me of tantalum. Whereas the old WG was whiter and shiny
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By: mattg6
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Patek Philippe: I have the 5170p and - although I love it - I think it would be way more in demand if:

1.) the bezel took up a greater % of the diameter of the watch (ie this is a relatively “thin bezel”) If you think about the most desirable models - 2499, 5970, 3970 - the bezels (ie the precious metal) on those watches are much wider than the 5170 relative to the total size of the watch (and theref
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By: mattg6
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