February 4, 2023

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Watch aficionados have been left questioning what precisely occurred to the 5711/1A when Patek Philippe discontinued it in 2021. However the reply is fairly clear with the official announcement of the brand-new reference in October 2022. It’s time to enter a brand new period with the Swiss luxurious watchmaker, because it unveils a refreshing replace to the enduring Nautilus with the 5811/1G timepiece.

Think about it an evolution of the legendary watch. It now is available in full white gold (therefore the ‘G’), as a substitute of the metal on the retired Nautilus 5711/1A. The brand new 5811/1G additionally sports activities an even bigger case, going upwards from 40 to 41 mm that can sit properly on most wrists. Most significantly, the much-loved basic blue sunburst dial with black gradation returns, now water resistant as much as 120 metres.

Additional delicate changes embody the two-part case as a nod to the unique 1976 ‘jumbo’ Nautilus. The reworked building signifies that wearers now entry the motion on the aspect of the dial rather than the split-stem technique. Consolation can be key with the 5811/1G, evident within the patented fold-over bracelet clasp. Its new lockable system additional permits for straightforward changes.

Powering this timepiece is the self-winding Caliber 26-330 S C that’s seen by means of the sapphire crystal caseback. Its 21K gold central rotor sports activities the hallmark Patek Philippe seal. Total, the 5811/1G has basic attractiveness that also rank excessive on desirability, probably made much more valuable with the complete white gold case and bracelet.

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The steered retail worth for the Patek Philippe 5811/1G stands at SGD92,000. Merely head over to one in every of 9 authorised retailers (Cortina, Emperor & The Hour Glass, for instance) in Singapore to search out out extra.

For extra info, do go to PATEK.com

PHOTO COURTESY OF PATEK PHILIPPE