That is what I thought but it looked like an aberration if you carefully looked at the way the gold wires ended... Definitely love the details of the feathers and body. To me the Phoenix is the hardest one to make.
Is it the picture or does there look to be some kind of aberration on the upper part if the Phoenix with the gold wires not being contiguous and white color bleeding into the colored areas?? If it is, looks like the gold wires moved when this dial was fired and colors were blended out with the white
Patek has been clamping down on these so called “deliveries”. If the watch is in the realm of a MR then I believe it has to be picked up in person. They will want an in person demonstration of how the watch works and make sure you understand it as well. As for the “regular” references like Calatrava
I thought the watch was sold through an European location. Did the Chinese buyer purchase this via phone and shipment delayed or cancelled due to Covid19? I know there are travel restrictions in place for travel between EU and China. Buying a MR and piece unique like this must require in person deli
I would venture a guess that this will be a Sonnerie movement that is new to Patek. When the 5520P came out people were all surprised that an Alarm dual time watch was possible in a Pilot case. Well, this time the Calatrava(looks like in the pic) will have an either Sonnerie or Petite Sonnerie movem