The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar Ref.5261R-001 Watch
While the original Patek Philippe Aquanaut first made an appearance in 1997 as a more casual and youthful interpretation of the brand’s classic sports watch, the Aquanaut Luce is a more recent addition, having only just joined the catalog in 2004.
While the classic Aquanaut was originally intended to be a men’s model, the Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Replica is specifically aimed at women, and the collection offers more compact case profiles, additional colorways, and a number of gem-set references that blur the lines between wristwatches and jewelry.
Patek Philippe is expanding the complicated side of the Aquanaut Luce series, and the new Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar reference 5261R-001 brings the brand’s advanced calendar complication to the smaller side of the Cheap Patek Philippe Replica collection, while simultaneously resisting the urge to include any diamonds or gemstones whatsoever.
Crafted from 18k rose gold, the case of the Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar reference 5261R-001 offers the familiar shape and profile that is emblematic of the Aquanaut collection, and it measures 39.9mm in diameter by 10.94mm-thick, with 21mm lugs and an overall lug-to-lug distance of 47.35mm.
Flat sapphire crystals are fitted to both the dial side of the watch and its screw-down display caseback, while a signed winding crown sits at the 3 o’clock location, nestled between the Aquanaut’s signature large integrated crown guards.Just as you would expect from a Patek Philippe Replica Watch, a series of small push pieces sit flush around the side of the case, and these are used to set the various different displays for the movement’s annual calendar complication.
The dial fitted to the new Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar 5261R-001 showcases a blue-gray color and features the Aquanaut’s signature “grenade” pattern embossed into its surface. Applied 18k rose gold Arabic numeral hour markers filled with white luminous material sit along the interior of the minute track, while a rectangular date window sits at the 6 o’clock location.
At the center of the dial are a trio of hands, with the hour and minute handcrafted from 18k rose gold with white luminous inlays, while the Patek Philippe Replica seconds hand is constructed from Pfinodal and completely finished in white luminous material. Meanwhile, the two smaller hands for the day and month registers are also crafted from 18k rose gold, although just like the centrally mounted seconds hand.
Powering the new Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar ref. 5261R-001 Replica Store is the brand’s in-house Caliber 26-330 S QA LU automatic movement, and just like all annual calendars, the Patek Philippe Cal. 26-330 S QA LU keeps track of the different number of days in each month and only requires adjustment once per year.
Lastly, fitted to the lugs of the new Patek Philippe Aquanaut Luce Annual Calendar Replica Buy Now is a blue-gray rubber strap completed by an 18k rose gold folding clasp that matches the color of its dial and features the Aquanaut collection’s signature pattern embossed into its outer surface.