Nov 8, 2010

The Most Complex Watch in the World: Patek Philippe Calibre 89

With 33 complications, 1728parts, and weight almost 3lbs, the Calibre 89 is no doubt the most complex watch in the world. It was created in 1989 to celebrate the 150th anniversary. There are only four available in platinum, white gold, rose gold and yellow gold.

1 Patek Philippe Calibre 89

2 Patek Philippe Calibre 89                  3 Patek Philippe Calibre 89

 

Movement

(From the front to the back)

      4 Patek Philippe Calibre 89           5 Patek Philippe Calibre 89

       6 Patek Philippe Calibre 89              7 Patek Philippe Calibre 89

 

Dials

front

1. Day of the month

7. Chronograph

13. Minutes Hands

2. Hour Hands

8. Seconds hand

14. Chronograph counter

3. 12-hour recorder

9. Moonphases

15. Power Reserve

4. Up-down chime

10. Winding crown position indicator

16. Month

5. Day of the week

11. Century decade and year displays

17. Split second hand

6. Hour of second time-zone

12. Leap Year Indicator

18. Thermometer

 

dialb

19. sidereal time hour hand

22. Time of sunrise

25. Star chart

20. Date of Easter

23. Equation of time

26. Sun hand

21. sidereal time minute hand

24. sidereal time second hand

27. Time of sunset

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2 comments:

I must say the watch even got me thinking. It does look to be a very good one that will indeed work and also looks to be sophisticated enough to just make it to be among the sorted ones by the people looking forward to make a mark of their sophistication.

The watch indeed is just the perfect one hat will blow anyone out of their minds. Understanding the working is indeed something that will just make it to be a very good thing to have some good benefits in the long run.

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