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Patek Philippe 5110 - World Time   (my TZ post when it arrived)
 
 
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Special editions of 5110 and official dealer promotional clock
Additional pictures of other Patek Philippe World Time Watches
(Credis to: Timezone, Antiquorum, CYR from TZ, Purists.com, Mr. Cormac Kinney, Patek Philippe SA & other Internet sources)
 
 
 Reference 515  Reference 542  Reference 1415
 
 Reference 1415  Reference 1415  Reference 1415
 Ref. 1415 Plat, (auctioned at over $6,000,000 !!)  Reference 1415  Reference 1415
 Reference 2523  Reference 2523 Reference 2523
Reference 5130
Launched in 2006 (RG & WG). Replaced ref. 5110. Contains same cal. 240/188. Case diameter increased from 37 to 39.5mm
Patek Philippe 5131J-001  World Time   (TZ post when it was introduced in Basel 2008)
Excellent article by Jack Forster about the artwork of enamel dials - HERE.
Technical specifications - 5110:   
     
Movement : Caliber CH 240 HU  (Cal. 240/188)
Case : 18K Yellow, Rose, White Gold & Platinum
Case diameter : 37 mm
Case tip-to-tip : 46 mm
Watch height : 10 mm
Case diameter : 37 mm
Dial : 3 part rotating dial with guilloche pattern
Hands : Lozenge style -  in 18K YG, RG or WG
Water resistance : 25 m under water (2.5 atmospheres)
Strap : Hand stitched alligator with matching gold or platinum bi-fold buckle.
     
     History:  (based on information by Cormac Kinney) The World Time system was invented around 1935 by Louis Cottier, a famous independent watchmaker in Geneva. This system was used by Patek Philippe and also by other major names in the Swiss watch industry, such as Agassiz, Vacheron Constantin and Rolex. Patek Philippe created various series of World Timers and the earliest known is unique rectangular galbé pink gold model - Ref. 515, made in 1937, fallowed by references 542, 1416HU, 96HU, 1415HU, 1415/1 and finally 2325HU with 2325/1 that were discontinued in 1965.
     After 35 years - Patek Philippe introduced 5110 in yr. 2000. Reference 5110 was discontinued in 2005/2006 as Patek introduced reference 5130 at Basel in 2006. Reference 5130 has the same caliber (240/188) as reference 5110, but the diameter of 5130 grew from 37 mm to 39.50mm and also varies in the finish of the dial and different hands.

     Case: Two-body case solid, polished, screwed-down transparent case back, protected crown, push button on the case at 10 to activate the set table discs with the different time zones, the 24-hours and jump-type time setting, concave lugs, sapphire crystals front & back.

     Dial: "Guilloche" Opaline white with applied gold indexes, surrounded by a black and matte silver revolving disc in 24-hours for the diurnal and nocturnal hours, outer revolving ring dial bearing the names of 24 cities in the world. Yellow or white gold "lozenge" hands.

     Movement: Cal. 240/188, stamped with the Seal of Geneva Quality Mark, rhodium-plated, "fausses côtes" decoration, 33 jewels, straight line lever escapement, Glucydur Gyromax balance adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions, shock absorber, self-compensating free-sprung flat balance spring, 22K gold microrotor.

     Special Features: Single pusher at 10' clock for setting of time zone

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  5110 Patek Philippe Official Press release and more information - click here
  5130 Patek Philippe Official Press release and more information - click here
  5131 Patek Philippe Official Press release and more information - click here
                 Patek Philippe caliber 240 review - click here
  History of the Patek Philippe World Time by Cormac Kinney - click here
  A small history of the Patek Philippe World Time by CYR on TZ - click here
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  5110 Review by W. Massena - TimeZone / PP forum moderator - click here
  Interesting counter-points to the above review by Frank Jourdan - click here
 
  5110 World Time review by Cormac Kinney and ThePuristS.com - click here
 
  To learn - what GENEVA SEAL on the movement means -  click here
 
  Patek Philippe Company History click here
 
  Patek Philippe US Price Lists click here
 
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Movement:


Caliber:
CH 240 HU
GENEVA SEAL


 

Diameter : 27.5 mm
Height :
3.88 mm
Number of parts : 235
Power reserve : 48 hours
Jewels: 33
Beats per Hour: 21,600
Beats per Second: 6 (3kz)
Winding rotor : Mini rotor in 22K gold, unidirectional winding
Balance spring : Flat
Balance :
Gyromax
Introduced in: March 2000
Discontinued: 2005/2006

Replaced with ref. 5130 - Click Here
Ref. 5130 uses the same caliber 240
Case is enlarged from 37 to 39.5mm
 

 


5110 YG US MSRP: 2007  $27,700
5110 RG US MSRP: 2007  $29,200
5110 WG US MSRP: 2007  $29,200
5110 Plt. US MSRP: 2007  $40,000

5130 R/G US MSRP: 2007  $31,500
5130 W/G US MSRP: 2/2008  $33,600
5130 W/G US MSRP: 5/2008  $38,800
5131J enamel US MSRP: 5/2008  $53,700

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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