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The Multi- Scale Chrono­graph Refs. 5975 and 4675 pay a mas­cu­line and fem­i­nine homage, re­spec­tively, to the chrono­graph, one of Patek Philippe’s most popular time­pieces— the brand has de­signed and de­vel­oped eight chrono­graph cal­i­bres en­tirely in-house so far. There are three dis­tinct scales on the dial: a pul­some­ter with a scale cal­i­brated to 15 pul­sa­tions, en­abling one to cal­cu­late a pulse rate ac­cu­rately in less than a minute; a teleme­ter scale to cal­cu­late dis­tance based on the dif­fer­ence be­tween the speed of light and that of sound; and a tachymeter to mea­sure speed over a known dis­tance.

The Patek Philippe World Time Moon Refs. 5575 and 7175 are tes­ta­ment to the man­u­fac­ture’s be­lief that one must not only look to the past, but also to the fu­ture for in­spi­ra­tion. This un­ques­tion­ably con­tem­po­rary piece de­picts a life­like moon phase dis­play in­stead of the stan­dard guil­loché or cloi­sonné enamel. Seen on two su­per­im­posed met­alised

GUESTS WATCH A MES­MERIS­ING FILM DE­PICT­ING THE COM­PANY’S MILE­STONES SINCE ITS FOUND­ING IN 1839

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