Patek Philippe Model 5016 was founded in 1993. It combines Calatrava-style case design, three complication functions (Tourbillon, Minute Repeater and Perpetual Calendar) highly respected by watch fans, and a moon phase profit and loss display , Can be described as a model of the brand’s super-complex watches.
In addition, the perpetual calendar function of the 5016 watch additionally adds a retrograde date hand, which is controlled by a sophisticated coil spring system, and can automatically return to the end of the 28th, 29th, 30th, or 31st (depending on the length of the month). 1st position. The watch’s R TO 27 PS QR manual winding movement is assembled from up to 506 parts, each of which is carefully polished by hand.
Patek Philippe Ref. 5016A-010 was created for the Only Watch 2015 charity auction. It is the first and only stainless steel model. This metallic sheen is rare in Patek Philippe’s super-complex watches, and the elegant blue enamel dial is a perfect tribute to traditional craftsmanship. Technical specifications
Reference number: Ref. 5016A-010
Movement: R TO 27 PS QR manual winding movement
Functions: three questions, tourbillon, perpetual calendar, moon phase profit and loss, retrograde date hand, day, month and leap year display, small seconds at 6 o’clock
Case: stainless steel, 36.8 mm diameter, interchangeable case back and sapphire crystal case back, moisture and dust resistant (not waterproof)
Dial: 18K gold, blue enamel dial, Breguet gold applied hour-markers
Strap: Hand-stitched dark blue alligator strap with folding clasp