We are proud to present this highly sought after Patek Philippe Aquanaut watch for sale.
The definition of Swiss luxury and prestige in watch-making, Patek Philippe timepieces are widely considered, above all others, to be the most luxurious and special wristwatches available around the world. Unrivalled in their approach to perfection and craftsmanship, Patek Philippe watches are highly sought-after due to their quality, intrinsic value and the fact there are not many produced compared to other luxury watch manufacturers.
When launched in 1997, the Aquanaut created a sensation. It was young, modern and unexpected from such a “traditional” brand like Patek. Its case was a rounded octagon, inspired by that of the Nautilus. And it sported a “tropical” strap, made of a new composite material ultra-resistant to wear, salt water and UV radiation.
This version the reference 5066A-001 was launched in 1998 and is now discontinued. Set in a satin/polished 35.6mm stainless steel case with matching brushed/polished bezel, the dial still features the embossed rounded hobnail texture that the Aquanaut collection is known for. It is a clean black fusé colour with block hour markers and hands with luminous filling. There is also applied tropical coloured full Arabic numerals and a date feature at 3 o’clock, all of which being protected by a flat sapphire crystal. The watch is powered by the Patek automatic calibre 330 SC movement, which is visible through an exhibition caseback. Waterproof up to 120M thanks to its screw-down crown, the watch comes fitted on a black ‘tropical’ composite strap featuring the same pattern as the dial with a steel Patek Philippe butterfly folding clasp.
Originally purchased circa 1998 and in fine unpolished condition for it's age. The watch comes supplied with it's Patek Philippe travel box, all booklets, instruction manual, service documentation, leather booklet, additional sealed tropical black rubber strap and it's original certificate of origin.
This Aquanaut is still under it's Patek service warranty until August 2023, and now would be a great chance to own one of the most desirable watches out there.