Patek Philippe Ref. 5131J – View of the City of Geneva (Unique Timepiece Gifted by Patek Philippe for the 2012 Children Action Charity Auction)

A cult model for world travelers and collectors, the Patek Philippe World Time, Ref. 5131J is now available in a unique “View of the City of Geneva” version for Children Action.

Specially designed for Children Action, this unique timepiece offers a view of the city of Geneva, surrounded by world locations and cities indicating the 24 time zones. The center of the dial of this watch is hand made in cloisonné enamel. To emphasize its exclusive Geneva identity, the time zone traditionally attributed to Paris is replaced with Geneva and is indicated in blue.

This ingenious complication features a patented mechanism that is exclusive to all Patek Philippe World Time watches. The timepiece is superbly enhanced by its gold dial center decorated with a cloisonné-enameled motif, further embellished with miniature enamel strokes and gold flakes, depicting a view of the city of Geneva – a delicate work of art which perpetuates rare traditional craftsmanship. The World Time, Ref. 5131, is featured in a Calatrava style round case in yellow gold. Its automatic, self-winding movement is visible through a sapphire crystal caseback that is enhanced with a partly secret plating treatment to commemorate the 2012 Children Action event.

Technical Details

Movement
Caliber: 240 HU – Automatic movement, indicating the 24 time zones
Diameter: 27.5 mm
Height: 3.88 mm
Rubies: 33
Balance wheel: Gyromax
Frequency: 21,600 vibrations per hour
Power reserve: maximum 48h
Number of parts: 239

Case
Material: Yellow gold
Case diameter: 39.5 mm
Caseback: sapphire crystal with plating on the inside
Water-resistance: 30 m

Dial
– Center in 18K gold with “View of Geneva” motif hand made in cloisonné enamel, miniature enamel strokes and gold flakes,
– 24 time zones discs with Paris time zone replaced with Geneva indicated in blue.

Strap
Square alligator scales, hand woven, matt chocolate brown with folding clasp in yellow gold

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