For up to 178 years, Patek Philippe, the top Swiss watch brand, has never interrupted the development and creation of timepieces, and has also introduced many classics, which have attracted watch lovers from all over the world. look. They are always exciting with their exquisite construction style and unique and excellent practical functions, making them the ideal wrist companions in the minds of many watch friends. In 2017, the brand inherited many years of watchmaking tradition. Patek Philippe brought a series of works, each of which left a deep impression. Among them, the black dial 5960 / 1A-010 counts as one of the heavyweight watches this time, once again continuing the classic design of the stainless steel model of the top brand, highlighting the characteristics of the era of stainless steel sports watches. Let’s take a look together:
The most famous annual calendar chronograph in the brand
Years ago, Patek Philippe introduced the famous annual calendar chronograph 5960. A three-window calendar window was set at 12 o’clock, and a coaxial chronograph dial was set above 6 o’clock to make the dial look harmonious and balanced. And it is not the same as the traditional layout of the dial, which has become a highly recognizable brand design. Later, the brand introduced rose gold, platinum and shocking steel watches for this purpose. In 2017, under the title of 5960, the brand launched the 5960 / 1A-010 model with a black plate, which corresponds to the classic white plate 5960 / 1A, re-interpreting the charm of the brand’s classic models.
Watch real shot display:
40.5 mm stainless steel case with a thickness of 13.5 mm. After the brand’s detailed polishing treatment, it presents plump, smooth lines and is very beautiful. On one side of the watch, there are two stainless steel timing buttons and a stainless steel crown engraved with the brand’s logo. The operation feel is very superior, which facilitates the debugging of the watch and the use of the timing function.
The dial design of the first 5960 calendar chronograph is inherited, the calendar window is arranged in an arc above the 12 o’clock, and the coaxial chronograph dial is below. In addition, the brand-new ebony black color is used to refresh the look of the plate, which is unique and noble and fashionable. The central hour and minute hands, the bright red chronograph seconds hand and the gold three-dimensional hour markers contrast each other, showing the time at a glance. In addition, the hour and minute hands and the three-dimensional hour markers are covered with a luminous part, so that time can be observed even in a dark environment.
At 12 o’clock position, there are week, date and month display windows, which are full of personality, eye-catching and intuitive, convenient for the wearer to check the calendar at any time. In addition, a power reserve display device is set in the center to show the wearer the kinetic energy of the watch at this moment.
At 6 o’clock, it is a coincident coaxial chronograph dial. The outer rim is a 12-hour chronograph and the inner rim is a 60-minute chronograph. The 12-hour counter and 60-minute counter can be used together to record any time point within 12 hours. It is worth mentioning that this time dial is very interesting in design, not only the two time dials are integrated into one, but also the elements on the dial are also mobilized. When the minute count reaches 30 minutes, the hour counter will move to the dividing line in the center of the two digital time scales, reminding the wearer that the timing indicator for the next lap becomes the 30-60 scale on the inner circle, skipping the digital time again The reading of the outer circle is resumed after the calibration, which is repeated so that it is convenient to observe the long time.
Equipped with CH 28-520 IRM QA 24H fly-back automatic winding movement, the back of the design through the back cover, the look of the movement suddenly jumped out, do not have a fun. The golden oscillating weight is engraved with the brand’s logo design, which adds brand charm. The watch has a power reserve of 45-55 hours, and a water resistance of 30 meters.
It is equipped with a five-row stainless steel bracelet, which has been carefully polished for a comfortable texture and fits perfectly on the wrist. Attach a folding clasp for easy wearing.
Patek Philippe Complications 5960 / 1A-010
Summary: classic, outstanding traditional design, plus a more contemporary look. The popularity of the 5960 calendar chronograph has risen all the way, especially after the introduction of the steel model, once became one of the most popular models in the brand. If you like this watch, then you may wish to enter the brand store to learn more about the details of this watch.