PATEK PHILIPPE

Gondolo Rosę Gold

REF. 5098R-001

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Inspired by the 1921 Chronometro Gondolo tonneau-shaped model, the Gondolo 5098 with a 32 x 42mm platinum tonneau-shaped case was introduced in 2007. Soon after, in 2009, the brand released the rose gold version. A work of art—the cambered dial of the Ref. 5098R gradually plunges toward the lugs. Its silver-plated center and the surface surrounding the railway track's minute scale are guilloched using a now rare artisanal technique.

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Patek Philippe, Gondolo, Ref. 5098R-001 - Twain Time, Inc.

PATEK PHILIPPE

Patek Philippe, Gondolo Rosę Gold, Ref. 5098R-001

REF. 5098R-001

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Patek Philippe

Founded in 1893 by Antoine Norbert de Patek and François Czapek, Patek Philippe is recognized as the most renowned watchmaker in horology. Since 1932, Patek Philippe has been in the hands of the Stern family, and it remains one of the last family-owned watch manufacturers based in Geneva, Switzerland.

Patek Philippe has always been famous for its assortment of complicated timepieces, ranging from "petit complications” like annual calendars, chronographs, and world timers to "grand complications” like perpetual calendars, minute repeaters, and celestial creations. The impressive internal mechanical mastery of Patek Philippe timepieces is matched only by the fine craftsmanship of their exterior designs.

In addition to complications and grand complications, the Patek Philippe watch collection is also home to elegant dress timepieces such as the Calatrava and sports watches like the Nautilus and Aquanaut. It is the exceedingly popular Nautilus watch (and the younger Aquanaut that was inspired by it) that transformed Patek Philippe from a name recognized among seasoned watch connoisseurs into a coveted brand in modern pop culture too.

Compared to many other high-end watchmakers, Patek Philippe manufactures much fewer watches every year. It's been reported that fewer than one million Patek Philippe watches have been made since the company's founding. This limited supply adds to the value and collectibility of Patek Philippe watches and their rarity makes them even more desirable among collectors and enthusiasts.

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