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5738P-001

Golden Ellipse

5738P-001 - Self-winding

£40,110.00

An elliptical case, between a circle and a rectangle. A dial in blue gold, with gold hands and hour markers floating over its depths. When it first appeared in 1968, Patek Philippe’s golden Ellipse was a bold departure from traditional watch shapes. But far from bowing to fashion, this innovative watch had a sense of inner harmony that was very pleasing to the eye. Its design was inspired by the principle of the “golden section” discovered by the ancient greek mathematicians. This “divine” proportion, expressed as a ratio of 1 / 1.6180, forms the basis of some of history’s greatest works of art and architecture.

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Technical Data

Watch Ultra-thin self-winding mechanical movement. Caliber 240. Dial Dial: Blue Gold® sunburst, gold applied hour markers. 18K gold dial plate. Case Platinum. Crown set with an onyx. Solid case back. Water resistant to 30 m. Dimensions: 34.5 x 39.5 mm. Height: 5.9 mm.
Gemsetting Crown set with an onyx. Strap Strap: Shiny navy blue alligator 15-mm Golden Ellipse prong buckle in platinum. Prong buckle.

Patek Philippe at Prestons Wilmslow

This Art Deco masterpiece is a temple of style and represents the North West's uppermost venue for haute horology. The Patek Philippe boutique embodies the brand and our specialist team have decades of experience between them. All will be able to guide you through the features and benefits of the entire collection.

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