The 5004 is wonderful to live with and the look and feel on the wrist beats nearly everything else. Low production numbers as well. Philippe Stern ones called the 5004 the „next 2499“. For good reason.
… is the original (5035 and 5056). Everything else is just a derivative. 5035 has some rarer dial variants I would focus on, 5056 has been produced in rather moderate numbers. These versions I would recommend to a collector.
… only in this case the market prices have been highly volatile recently. Peaking at maybe 230-240, now down to 180k (or maybe 160k). Personally, I would expect prices to decline further, also as the 5711 market in general has been getting much weaker over recent months. I agree that the watch is ni
… might also depend on what other watches one wears. The thread owner wrote that he owns several complications and a 5270. Based on my own experience, in this case, you just cannot fully enjoy a 5711R you bought at 160-180k… When looking at the beautiful but simple and not rare watch you will always
… makes much, much more sense. It is rarer, much more refined, much more important for Pateks history (first PP in a sports watch) and probably max 50k more expensive. A 5740 is in a whole different league 👍
A beautiful watch, but for 160-180k you basically get a very basic Patek with a lot of gold. If price further drops by approx 50% the watch will be a more durable deal. Now it is a way to burn money, while looking at an aesthetically pleasing watch (I hope you wanted the honest opinion…)