Patek Philippe presents two limited edition Calatrava models that combine the legendary ultra-thin self-winding caliber 240 movements with rare artistic and handcrafting skills preserved and promoted by the venerable Swiss watch manufacture based in Geneva. With the new Calatrava "Azulejos" Ref. 5089G-61 and -062, Patek Philippe promote the art of miniature painting on enamel which gained world fame in the 18th and 19th centuries and now, for the first time, is being used to depict so-called azulejo motifs.
To keep the focus on the magnificent enamel dial, the classic round Calatrava case in 18K white gold is very understated with a smoothly polished bezel and lugs that are gently fluted from the caseband. The same applies to the straight Dauphine hands in 18K white gold. In the Ref. 5089G-061 (The barge), they have a silvery shine. In the Ref. 5089G-062 (The porter), they stand out with a blue PVD coating.
Both models beat to the rhythm of the caliber 240, an ultra-thin self-winding movement with an off-center recessed minirotor in 22K gold. Even though it is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017, the caliber fulfills all of the requirements of the Patek Philippe Seal, known to be the strictest set of quality specifications in the industry. They assure not only superb rate accuracy (-3 to +2 seconds per day) but also mandate perfect finissage with decorative Geneva striping, polished chamfers, gold-filled engravings and much more. The movement showcases its beauty with the sapphire-crystal case back protected by a hinged cover in 18K white gold. The exquisite appearance of these watches is underscored by a hand-stitched black alligator strap with large square scales, traditionally secured with a prong buckle in 18K white gold.
Model: Calatrava Ref. 5089G
Ultra-thin self-winding mechanical movement
Diameter: 27.5 mm
Height: 2.53 mm
Number of parts: 161
Number of jewels: 27
Power reserve: Min. 48 hours
Winding rotor: 22K gold minirotor, unidirectionally winding
Frequency: 21,600 semi-oscillations per hour (3 Hz)
Balance spring: Spiromax® (in Silinvar®)
Balance spring stud: Adjustable
• Pushed home To wind the watch
• Pulled out: To set the time
Hours and minutes
Patek Philippe Seal
18-carat white gold
Sapphire crystal back beneath a hinged cover in 18K white gold
Water resistant to 30 m (3 bar)
Case dimensions: Diameter (10 to 4 o'clock): 38.60 mm
Width (9 to 3 o'clock incl. crown): 40.55 mm
Length (across lugs): 45.9 mm
Overall height (crystal to lugs): 9.17 mm
Height (crystal to display back): 9.0 mm
Width between lugs: 21 mm
18K gold with miniature azulejo paintings on enamel
• Ref. 5089G-061 with "The porter" motif
• Ref. 5089G-062 with "The barge" motif
Dauphine hour and minute hands:
• Ref. 5089G-061 18K white gold
• Ref. 5089G-062 18K white gold with blue PVD coating
Hand-stitched alligator leather with large square scales, shiny black, 21- mm prong buckle in 18K white gold
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