So the new cylinder has an app connecting to it. That is very cool. Meaning you can probably also monitor the battery levels. The big and beautiful looking watch winder doesn’t have any of that. Can you imagine when the batteries are running out and it start beeping the alert sound in the bank vault
So as it boils down to so many discussion here on this forum the answer I think is “have both”. The box for when you wear it often and store it at home and the vertical cylinder one for the bank storage when storing it for longer periods.
Sorry for the delay in showing pics of the watch winder BTW-one thing it lacks is variable speed/number of cycles pr. 24 hours-which I think most winders have-It's probably just sticking to a Patek standard-4 round pr. minute and 840 revolutions pr. 24 hours-
When picking up the 5320g, we chose the full size winder that is still available from the AD over the more practical cylinder type PP winder which was also an option. We were told the full size one has been discontinued. Not sure if they are discontinuing or maybe preparing for an upgrade. Of course
People tend to forget that thinness is a complication in it’s own right. I had the 38 mm, which is a bit less sophisticated but super cool too. I am missing the featherlight presence, the fantastic movement and the reliability of this JLC masterpiece. Personally I might chase the Jubilee pt when I c