Patek Philippe, a Swiss luxury watch brand has been in business since 1839. They recently launched PP6, manufacture in Plan-Les-Quates, Geneva. To commemorate the launch, the brand’s legacy, Patek Philippe introduced a special edition watch named Calatrava Ref 6007A-001.
Crafted in stainless steel, it is a rare edition of the Calatrava range. It has a diameter of 40 mm, a sapphire crystal case back marked with Calatrava cross and a special inscription that says ‘New Manufacture 2019’ are some of its features.
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Source: Patek Philippe
The dial has a dynamic face with a railway track scale and triangular markers. A grey-blue hue is seen as a signature element along with a subtle satin finish. The carbon embossed dial has imprints and applied numerals that stand out in white colour while the hands have been lacquered in white gold giving the watch a luminous finish.
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Source: Patek Philippe
A distinct feature of Calatrava Ref 6007A-001 is the calfskin strap it possesses. Embossed with the fabric pattern and decorative white seams, it coordinates perfectly with the dial centre. The watch’s 324 S caliber of this model is water-resistant and self-winding. It is priced at $28,351 and only 1,000 pieces will be manufactured.
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Source: Patek Philippe
About the new manufacture building: The construction of the manufacture PP6 was started back in 2015 and finally finished in early 2020. It consists of 10 floors (5 above ground and 5 below ground) having a length of 200m meters. Whereas, the building’s volume is said to be more than 540,000 square meters. It provides ample space for innovation, growth and training programmes.
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In accordance with Haute Performance Energetique standards and the energy laws of the canton in Geneva, the building also houses a penthouse restaurant with a capacity of 880 guests, four VIP lounges and an auditorium with a seating capacity of 299 people. Reportedly, the building cost of manufacture PP6 was around $600 Million.

 

 

 

 

 

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