Patek Philippe Calibre 89

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Patek Philippe Calibre 89

Post by Administrator on Wed 05 Oct 2011, 3:20 am

Patek Philippe Calibre 89



The Patek Philippe Calibre 89 is a commemorative pocket watch created in 1989, to celebrate the company's 150th anniversary., With a staggering 33 complication, it was declared by Patek Philippe as "the most complicated watch in the world". Both sides of the dial are filled with hands and subdials. It took 9 years to develop and manufacture and contains 1,728 components in total, including a thermometer[/url] and a star chart. The watch is made from 18 carat (75%) gold and has an estimated value of $6 million. Only four watches were made in 1989; one in white gold, one in yellow gold, one in rose gold and one in platinum.

Complications (Features)

  • Day of the month
  • 12-hour recorder
  • Day of the week
  • Hour of second time-zone
  • Moon phase display
  • Winding crown position indicator
  • Century decade and year displays
  • Leap Year Indicator
  • Power reserve
  • Month
  • Thermometer
  • Date of Easter
  • Time of sunrise
  • Equation of time
  • Star chart
  • Sun hand
  • Time of sunset
  • Split second hand
Specifications
  • Total diameter 89 mm
  • Total thickness 41 mm
  • Total weight 1100 grams




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