Patek Philippe Super Complication Watch

Friends who are familiar with Patek Philippe must know that the Ref. 5016 Super Complicated Function Watch was born in 1993. This three-question, tourbillon, and perpetual calendar are three top-level complex functions, together with flyback and moon phases. The classic watch on an extremely low-key and restrained dial has been favored by collectors and enthusiasts for the past 18 years. At Baselworld 2011, Patek Philippe released the new Ref.5216R watch, which is a comprehensive evolution of Ref.5016: it not only retains the five classic functions of Ref.5016 and the classic dial layout, but also slightly increases The large case can increase the resonance of the three-question function, making the timepiece sound of the watch fuller and louder. Today, the new Ref. 5216R ranks fourth on Patek Philippe’s list of super-complex watches, second only to the astronomical tourbillon Ref. 5002 (Sky Moon Tourbillon), the triple-complex watch Ref. 5208 and Ref.5207, which debuted in 2008. The new Ref.5216R uses a 39.50mm rose gold case, which is 2.7mm larger than the Ref.5016. Comes with its hand-stitched chocolate brown alligator strap. 18K gold folding clasp with Patek Philippe classic design. In addition, the bottom cover can be selected according to personal preference 18K rose gold solid bottom cover or interchangeable sapphire crystal transparent cover.
The silver-white solid gold dial has more space to ensure that the eight time and calendar displays are more clear and easy to read: the date display uses the red arrow’s automatic return pointer to indicate the date in the 240 ° arc area between 8:00 and 4:00 The window-type week, leap year cycle and month display are located at 9 o’clock, 12 o’clock and 3 o’clock in order; the small seconds dial at 6 o’clock integrates the moon phase display into one, effectively using the dial space.
The watch uses gold three-dimensional hour markers and three-dimensional royal hands. The case uses a classic Calatrava-style case and a polished polished bezel. The entire watch looks very clean and simple. On the side of the case, there are adjustment buttons: the buttons between 11 o’clock and 12 o’clock are used to adjust the date and day; the buttons between 3 o’clock and 4 o’clock are used to adjust the month and leap year; The button between 6 o’clock is used to adjust the moon phase; the button between 6 o’clock and 7 o’clock is used to adjust the week.
The new Ref. 5216 is equipped with a R TO 27 PS QR LU manual-winding movement, which is 28mm / 8.6mm in size and consists of 506 parts. The tourbillon is made of stainless steel and consists of 69 parts, weighing 0.3 grams.