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Patek Philippe Children Action 2022 Charity Auction Titanium 5270 Watch

Since its first iteration of the watch in 1941, Patek Philippe has mastered the art of the perpetual calendar chronograph. 70 years later, the Swiss watchmaker launched its reference 5270, a successor to the 5970, which featured mostly minor updates but housed the line’s first fully in-house movement.

Now, for this year’s Children Action Gala, Patek Philippe is auctioning off a beautiful, one-of-a-kind version of its reference 5270 in a lightweight titanium case and sunburst emerald green dial, fitted with an alligator leather strap. with matching side seams. The dial. In the past, the 5270 was exclusively in gold or platinum, but what makes this new watch so significant is its titanium case, which the watchmaker has only used a handful of times in the past. usually for unique pieces sold at auction. other models, and never on the 5270.

Children Action was first launched in 1994 to help poor children around the world. Its biennial gala often features an auction, which Patek has participated in in the past. This year, however, might feature the watchmaker’s most prized timepiece to date. This new 5270 also sports a concave bezel, two level lugs and satin-finished pushers. The caliber CH 29-535 PS Q movement made up of 456 components is visible through a sapphire caseback, on which is inscribed “Children Action 2022”.

In the 11 years since its debut, Patek Philippe’s Reference 5270 has become legendary in its own right and the finest version of the world’s finest perpetual calendar chronograph. The charity auction will take place in Geneva on November 7 later this year, but this watch can be viewed on May 7 and 8 ahead of the Geneva Watch Auction: XV at Hotel La Réserve Geneva.

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