As astonishing as it gets, this is the first run through the notable Nautilus gets a particularly complicated development. It as of now includes yearly calendars, a few chronographs, an odd showcase on the 5712, yet never Genta’s brainchild has been offered with one of Patek’s signature “grande complication” developments, the 240 Perpetual Calendar.
While what made the Nautilus a Nautilus is as yet present – octagonal case formed like a window, coordinated wristband, on a level plane scored dial – this new Patek Philippe Nautilus Perpetual Calendar 5740G shows a few updates. Above all else, as the new leader of the assortment, this Nautilus QP will (for the present) just be accessible in valuable metal – which means here 18K white gold. You can rely on a 18K rose gold with earthy colored dial at some point or another too.
The case remains consummately proportioned, with a 40mm distance across and a slight profile, at 8.42mm. The wristband, incorporated to the case, is additionally made in 18k white gold – anticipate that this watch should be very substantial on the wrist, yet at the same time slim and exquisite. Patek had the smart thought not to go for the bigger 42mm case presented on the 40th commemoration version .
What’s new then? All things considered, clearly the mechanics, as the Nautilus 5740G fuses a perpetual calendar, with the old style 3-register show – month and jump year at 3 o’clock, moon and date at 6 o’clock and day-of-the-week and 24h sign at 9 o’clock. Hours and minutes are appeared in the middle, and as common with the Caliber 240, no second hand is featured.
The dial is additionally new, with a light blue tone, to coordinate the virus tone of the white gold case. The example applied on the dial – level depressions – is indistinguishable from the remainder of the assortment. Hands and files, both in white gold, are 100% equivalent to other Nautilus watches.
Under the hood is the likewise famous type 240 Q, a development that has controlled perpetual calendars for quite a long time. On account of its miniature rotor component, it is flimsy and that can be straightforwardly seen working on it. No development for the development, which actually joins Gyromax and Spiromax advances and is guaranteed by the Patek Seal.
The Patek Philippe Nautilus Perpetual Calendar 5740G will be soon accessible, even not surprisingly, getting your hands on one model will be troublesome. Cost is set at CHF 105,000. More on patek.com .