Patek Philippe Introduces Calatrava Ref. 5057G "50 Years of Cortina Watches"
Dress elegantly in grey and white.
One of Patek Philippe's oldest and most important retailers in Asia, Cortina Watch celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2022. In this half century, Cortina has grown from a single store in Singapore to one of the largest retailers in Southeast Asia, with 45 online stores and still controlled by the founding Lim family. As with its 25th anniversary in 1997, Cortina marked the milestone with a limited-edition Patek Philippe—effectively the same model but with a different look.
The Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5057G "Cortina Watch 50th Anniversary" retains the design of the earlier anniversary editions, but in a more modern grey and silver finish. Importantly, reference. The 5057 is a completely new reference conceived for Cortina, which means the new version is only the second time that reference has appeared.Breitling Endurance Pro replica watches
referee. The 5057G is noteworthy in several ways. On the one hand, Calatrava is unusual in the retailer's version with sophistication rather than time and date, which undoubtedly reflects the particularly strong bond between the Stern and Lim families. Second, reference. The 5057G's dial and stud bezel recall the watchmaker's aesthetic in the 1990s. This sets it apart from Patek Philippe's more recent watches, which mostly have a more contemporary style.
and reference. The 5057G is inherently attractive. I haven't seen the watch in person, but I've checked the previous references. The 5057R a few times, it's a handsome, elegant watch that feels like a typical Patek Philippe of the era. Both the spiked bezel and the asymmetrical dial layout are the most important and attractive elements of its design.
Relive the Jubilee
new reference. The 5057G is a return to Patek Philippe's limited-edition rose gold for Cortina's 25th anniversary, and the Cortina Jubilee Edition is also available in 100 pieces.replica watches for sale
"We have retained the aesthetic code of the Calatrava 25th Anniversary Limited Edition, which was launched in 1997," explains Jeremy Lim, CEO of Cortina Watch, in a nod to past and present leaders of both companies who have nurtured our long-term partners relation. I hope it continues to strengthen for the next 50 years and the next generation after us. "
referee. The 5057G retains the design and movement of the Jubilee edition, including the all-important three-wheeled bezel.
But the dial now has a radial brushed metallic grey finish with darkened edges. All markers on the dial are white, while the hands are rhodium-plated to match the case.
The cal is visible through the open back. The 240 PS IRM C LU, a variant of the micro-rotor movement, is one of Patek Philippe's most famous movements and is widely used in its model range due to its slim profile.
Known for being inside the Nautilus ref. 5712, the movement contains a pair of useful complications, the date and power reserve, and a romantic, moon phase.replica luxury watches
Patek Philippe Calatrava "50th Anniversary of Cortina Watches"
refer to. 5057G-010
Diameter: 36.5 mm
Material: 18k White Gold
Water resistance: 30 m
Movement: Carl. 240 PS IRM C LU
Functions: hours, minutes, seconds, date, moon phase and power reserve
Frequency: 21,600 times/hour (3 Hz)
Power reserve: 38-48 hours
Strap: Alligator leather with white gold folding clasp