“ALSO kNOwN AS THE quANTIèME COMPLET, THE PERPETuAL CALENDAR IS ACTuALLy CONSIDERED gRAND COMPLICATION DuE TO ITS SHEER COMPLExITy”
Philippe was issued one for the first annual calendar watch. The result was the Patek Philippe ref. 5035 and a long line of annual calendar watches that, in the twenty decades following the complication’s debut, has become some of the most coveted models. For sure, with the aesthetics of the more complicated perpetual calendar watches but at a much reasonable price, the brand’s annual calendars are particularly attractive.
EVEN MORE COMPLICATED
While perpetual calendars are already immensely complex, the pinnacle of calendar complications is, without doubt, the equation of time. A watch with this complicated complication shows us the difference between “true” solar time (in other