Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524R Replica Watch Hands-On

5524G was declared at Baselworld at 2015, to state the watch entire world was shocked would be an understatement. Certainly it was unlike anything else which Patek Philippe replica watch created as well as after studying that Patek did really make pilots watches to get the army way back into the’30s, I can’t wrap my mind round the 5524G. 5524R.

In case you missed out on the backstory of this Patek Philippe
Calatrava Pilot Travel Time replica watches
, allow me to fill you in very fast. The inspiration came from older Patek’hour-angle’ watches which might be used for navigation when combined with a sextant and radio sign. They’re quirky-looking watches which, like the Calatrava Pilot Travel Time, seem unlike anything else which Patek makes. The Calatrava Pilot Travel Time isn’t an specific reissue or homage to all those watches, but it’s apparent that with its blue palms and big Arabic hour mark, it was greatly inspired by these.


Patek Philippe nautilus replica watch is equal to the earlier 5524G with the exclusion of the case material and also the colour of the dial. It is available in a 42mm situation that’s extremely sporty-looking and wears a bit bigger than the specs would imply largely due to the large crown and massive pushers for correcting the traveling time complication at 8 and 10 o’clock. It’s worth noting the big pushers may dig into a wrist based on the way you use the watch. Aside from that, general wearing comfort is rather great.

The brown sunburst dial is a fantastic match for the increased gold case. It makes a warm glow which makes the Ref. 5524R more alluring than earlier 5524G. The 5524G now looks somewhat clinical and cold by comparison. Legibility is top notch also. The big Arabic hour numerals have been full of white Super-LumiNova and also have gold borders, which match the brown dial and rose gold case well.

The motion within is your 324 S C FUS, which can be utilized at Patek’s other Traveling Time pieces such as the Aquanaut Travel Time. It’s a self-winding motion with 294 components, a Gyromax balance, and a Spiromax balance spring. Additionally, it has a big central rotor created from 21k gold. It’s a minimal power reserve of 35 beats and hours at 4Hz. Now, the 324 S C FUS is not a particularly large motion, measuring only 31mm across. Because of this, the 42mm instance of this Patek Philippe geneve imitation watch is somewhat big for the motion and also you can see there’s quite a lot of’instance’ that encircles the motion when you flip it around.

Patek also published a smaller, presumably women’ version of the exact same watch this season known as the Ref. 7234R. It employs exactly the identical motion but comes at a more miniature 37.5millimeter case. Turning that view around, it is possible to see that the movement matches the situation more suitable and there is not too much vacant space in the caseback.

Regardless of the initial shock of this opinion, the Patek Philippe vintage imitation watches Jazz Traveling Time has come to be one of their brand’s most well-known pieces and I am told it is remarkably difficult to procure you. After tackling one in the flesh, then it’s not difficult to see why. Even though it might not seem like your archetypal Patek, it’s very well-made, practical, and appealing in its own manner. For Patek collectors that constantly desired that the new had something more showy and loud, the Calatrava Pilot Travel Time is your response and I believe this new variant in rose gold and having a brown dial is more — for want of a better word — blingy.

 
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