Though Baselworld 2014 is traditionally a time of many novelties, discoveries, and breathtaking presentations, some of them undoubtedly take the lead of the day’s sensations. This was the story about Patek Philippe’s presentation of its fundamentally new, original, and daring item of luxury watches and chronograph watches for men. It is the pearl of this year’s Baselworld – Patek Philippe 5990/1A Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph. The present sample of high-end luxury watches is impressive in its every aspect: its original column-wheel flyback chronograph, the dual-time Nautilus embodied into a stainless steel case, and many other peculiarities adding to its magnificent, eye-catching appearance.
The overall design of the new Patek Philippe 5990/1A Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph cries out about style and elegance perfectly combined with useful complications adding to the watch’s functionality. There are also many brand-new additions in it, including the new Patel Philippe caliber, innovative design solutions, and a thoughtful balance between laconism in appearance and innovative additions to the traditional outlook of Patek Philippe luxury watches.
Among many other luxury watch brands, Patek Philippe has always been distinguished by extremely close attention to details and extreme commitment to quality and functionality. Its Nautilus Travel Time collection has become an iconic product line all items of which are the must-have luxury watches for the majority of collectors. This new Patek Philippe 5990/1A Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph is also a promising sample for which many collectors of the world will compete. Its case form pays tribute to the traditional Nautilus case, while two correctors are also applied for time zone adjustments. A novelty of the 2014 model is the transfer of two chrono pushers closer to the crown of the watch for a more convenient utilization of this function of the watch.
The color palette of the Patek Philippe 5990/1A Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph watch model is also a striking example of restraint and style. The black dial has a gradation of color from darker to lighter shades of black to make the dial’s surface look voluminous, with a horizontal embossed pattern. The useful addition to the dial’s appearance is the day/night indicator and three sub-dials (12 o’clock, 60 minutes, and 6 o’clock) for convenience in telling time. The stainless steel case with a fold-over clasp accomplishes the classy look of this new model of Patel Philippe luxury watches, making it an adorable item for many men striving to a laconic but posh look of their accessories.
The seeming simplicity and plainness of the Patek Philippe 5990/1A Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph’s style should not mislead you, as it firmly takes a place in the product line of high-end luxury watches costing more than $50,000. The estimated retail price for this watch is $57,300, so high-end watches collectors should be in a hurry to obtain one of the few samples of this model produced by genius Patek Philippe designers.