Super Exclusive & Extremely Rare. RARE & EXOTIC APPLICATION EDITION.
Grand Complication Sky Moon Celestial. Platinum & 18kt Rose Gold. You WILL NOT See Many of These Around! Exotic - Rare - And Absolutely Breathtaking!Super Exclusive Grande Complication Celestial From Patek Philippe. A powerful & striking watch - will definitely draw attention & makes for a great conversation piece. No doubt - One of the most sought after Patek Philippe watches ever released. The Patek Philippe brand offers watches of the highest quality matched with incredible style. The Patek Philippe Celestial is a very special timepiece. Introduced at the Basel Fair, the Celestial depicts the night sky as it appears over Geneva Switzerland. The astronomical display utilizes a system of rotating sapphire plates, which turn at different speeds and are layered, to reproduce the relationships of the various celestial bodies at various times. The watch also indicates moon phase. Patek Philippe reports calculating 25 trillion "ratio combinations" to arrive at the most accurate possible system for measuring the movement of the stars.
I could go into the mechanics of the watch, but suffice to say that building a mechanism to animate such an amazing cosmological microcosm was a feat uniquely suited for Patek's master watchmakers. Case is Platinum & 18k Rose Gold with dimensions of 43.1mm wide by 10mm thick.
The case sides are embossed with the Calatrava Cross, to very nice effect. Sapphire crystals front and back. Crown at 2 o'clock sets the time and winds the watch.
The crown at 4 o'clock is for setting the astronomical display. Dial is blue and displays the aforementioned information. There is an elliptical window which is marked with the cardinal directions for orienting the celestial display to true north. There is a roman numeral elaborated minutes and hours chapter at the dial's edge.
Movement is the automatic winding Patek Philippe Caliber 240 LU CL with 45 jewels and 301 individual, hand-finished parts. Every tooth, on every gear wheel, was hand polished on a rotating hardwood disc. Patek requires several months to produce each Celestial caliber, and it's no wonder when one considers the innumerable steps and man hours required to produce such a machine. The Celestial is one of Patek's many crowning achievements.
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Please note that some watches are on memo or offered to us from other dealers. The item "PATEK PHILIPPE 5102PR SKY MOON CELESTIAL GRAND COMPLICATION PLATINUM & ROSE GOLD" is in sale since Saturday, April 13, 2013. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Wristwatches". The seller is "motionintime_ny" and is located in New York, New York.This item can be shipped worldwide.