Home Patek Philippe a few days ago he presented his new Minute repeater with Alarm Reference 1938P-001. A limited series with a new exclusive movement in tribute to Philippe Stern, on the occasion of his 85th birthday. This limited series of 30 pieces, equipped with an exclusive new movement that will never be used again, is also distinguished by its case platinum and enamel dial Great Fire black, with a portrait of Philippe Stern in miniature painting, white and gray enamel
» Since its founding in 1839, the Patek Philippe Manufacture has established itself as a virtuous brand in the field of striking watches, whether with step-striking (grande or petite strike) or demand-strike (repetitions). In 1989, on the occasion of the company’s 150th anniversary, Philippe Stern (then director) marked the return of the minute repeater in wristwatch format with the launch of the famous self-winding caliber R 27, the first movement from This type designed and manufactured entirely in the Manufacture. Since then, over the years, minute repeaters have once again taken pride of place in the range of Patek Philippeto the point of currently constituting the largest collection of minute repeater wristwatches in current production, with a dozen watches that offer this Grand Complication alone or combined with other functions «
Patek Philippe Minute Repeater with Alarm Reference 1938P-001
A new watch created to celebrate Philippe Stern’s 85th birthday, Thierry Stern (fourth generation of the Stern family, appointed president in 2009) pays tribute to his father by creating a special series of 30 watches with a completely new movement, developed exclusively for this watch and will never be used again. It has the reference 1938 since it is the date on which Philippe Stern was born.
The dial is made of 18 carat gold with the portrait of Philippe Stern in miniature painting, white and gray enamel, on an enamel background Great Fire black. It has type figures Breguet applied 18-karat white gold. The hour, minute and second hands are made of 18K white gold.
The case is made of platinum with a diamond set at 6 o’clock between the lugs. It has a size of 41 mm in diameter and a thickness of 14.2 mm. It has a distance between handles of 21 mm. It has a sapphire crystal with a visible back made of this same material and protected with a lid.
The caliber inside is R AL 27 PS. Self-winding mechanical movement. Minute repeater and 12-hour alarm that rings at the scheduled time with the same two classic chimes. It is made up of a total of 561 components. It features a 22k yellow gold mini-rotor rolling and hand engraved with Philippe Stern’s signature.
The strap is hand-sewn crocodile with large square scales, shiny black and platinum folding clasp.
For now we do not know the RRP. Patek Philippe