We all have smart phones that can shows the time of different parts of the world at once. But if you love mechanical watches, then you appreciate everything about this timepiece. The craftsmanship and the engineering involve that allows this Patek to be so precise and easy to operate.
This Patek Philippe World Time, reference number 5131J-001 is one of the most elegant and beautiful world time pieces you could buy today. Reference 5131J-001 was first release to the market in mid 2000s and features a high polished 18k yellow gold case paired with a brown alligator leather strap. The case measures 40mm in Dia with a thickness of 10.8mm and from lug to lug, this 5131 is 49mm.
Unlike the current World Time, reference 5230, this one features a Courtier-inspired world time mechanism and a hand made Cloisonné enamel dial over a solid gold base. The gold borders that creates the map are actually gold wires carefully bent by hand.
This timepiece uses Pateks caliber 240 HU which allows you to easily change the city by pressing on the pusher adjuster located at 10 O’clock. The 240 is an automatic movement with a beautiful off center 22k gold micro rotor with the Calatrava cross on the center. The movement is composed of 239 components which includes 33 jewels and it has a precision of -3 / plus 2 seconds per day.