Fiftieth birthday of its enigmatic Golden Ellipse, Patek Philippe enlisted the help of several of its rare handcrafts specialists to create a limited edition series of 100 anniversary sets to celebrate. Each consisting of a platinum watch and matching cuff links. The manufacture also extended its regular collection by a new grand-taille model in rose gold with a black dial — a truly fitting homage to a sleek, expressive, and essential design concept pieces. Hand-engraved and black enameled with 18ct gold dial plate Plantinum crown set with an onyx. Solid case back engraved with “Ellipse d’Or 1968-2018”. Humidity and dust protected only (not water resistant). Dimensions: 34.5 x 39.5 mm. Height: 6.58 mm. Alligator strap with square scales, hand-stitched, shiny black, prong buckle www.patek.com
Image caption: Back displays the commemorative engraving “Ellipse d’Or 1968-2018”. A black onyx cabochon isset into the crown.