It’s hard to retire him.
The Nautilus 5711 / 1A, the most beloved Patek Philippe of all,
and expelled from production at the beginning of 2021 by President Thierry Stern,
reappeared yesterday December 6 and cheekily
in a limited edition with a blue-azure dial to celebrate the 170th anniversary.
of the partnership between the Geneva Maison and Tiffany & Company.
Its name is Patek Philippe Nautilus Ref. 5711 / 1A-018 Tiffany & Co.
The star who first emerged in 1976 from the magical pen of Gérald Genta immediately
reacted badly to Stern’s decision to punish him for having stolen the show
from all the brand’s collections in recent years.
Last July at an Antiquorum auction held in Munich,
an example of the very latest series with an olive green dial
just out of the factory was sold for 416,000 euros.
The folly of fashionable luxury sports fake watches, which we are now used to.
170 Years Spent Together Both Patek Ph犀利士 ilippe (1839)
and Tiffany & Co. (1837) were founded two years apart from each other,
it is therefore easy to understand
how the two giants of glitz immediately fell in love with each other. .
The first official agreement regarding the retail sale of Patek Philippe timepieces
on the US market dates back to 1851.
In 1876, a second agreement came that appointed Tiffany & Co.
as general representative for the United States and invested with
such power that it could manage the local interests of the Geneva manufacturing company in its avcılar escort place.
In the period from 1900 to 1930, Tiffany & Co.
played a key role in the relationship between Patek Philippe
and the great American watch collectors,
such as Henry Graves Junior for whom the manufacture made a wide range of super complicated replica patek philippe
In 2008, Patek Philippe further intensified the relationship with the American jeweler
by opening a boutique inside the famous Tiffany store in New York located on Fifth Avenue
which is currently undergoing renovations.
Here you can always admire the entire collection of the manufacture.
Patek Philippe Nautilus Ref.5711 / 1A-018 Tiffany & Co Therefore,
to commemorate a partnership that has lasted 170 years,
Patek Philippe has created a limited edition of
as many Ref. 5711 / 1A-018 Nautilus in steel with the famous Tiffany Blue® dial.
On the outside,
these Nautilus are immediately recognizable
by the dial with the usual horizontal cantilevered motifs,
unusually blue, the typical color of the New York jeweler.
Observing it more closely you can see the typical writing “Patek Philippe Geneve” at 12 – while at six Tiffany & Co.
Everything else is the same as the production models.
</p> The Nautilus Tiffany 5711 / 1A is declined in the latest version
which dates back to 2006
and which will be withdrawn from the market in 2022,
let’s say officially
since the beginning of 2021
this model is more unobtainable than usual.
The sapphire caseback bears the commemorative
inscription “170th Anniversary 1851-2021 Tiffany & Co. – Patek Philippe”
. Looking more closely at the year 2021,
the four letters LVMH in white on black block letters inside the number “1”,
in memory of the watchmaking group of the same name which in early January 2021
completed the acquisition of Tiffany for the sum of 15 , 8 billion dollars.