I came across this very interesting interview with Mr Stern. He had mentioned "we like to say goodbye to a special watch models with a little surprise. There will therefore be a fare-well series of the 5711, which will be a little different. These watches will be produced soon and launched this year
Furthermore the 6711/1T looks nothing like titanium. There are only 12 known pieces (all unique pieces) in titanium produced over the lat 180 years and it will be very unlikely Patek would introduce a regular 6711/1T into the collection.
However that was not the case with the 5980R and it is also my favourite of the three 5980 iterations currently available. I was offered the opportunity to buy either a 5980R or a 5980/1R and I went with the 5980R due to its beautiful dial. If my AD can get a 5980/1AR before it being discontinued I