Up For Sale is a Patek Philippe 18k Yellow Gold 1st Series “Aquanaut” w/ extract c. 1998. Signed 18k Yellow Gold Cushion-shaped case no. 40054805060 measures 35 mm. It is notable that this is the first released model of the Aquanaut and has a solid 18k yellow gold case back – subsequent models have a skeletonized display case back. Signed embossed black dial with applied gold-colored luminescent coated Arabic numerals, gold and luminescent hour and minute hands, and sweep seconds hand. Automatic movement. Patek Philippe crocodile leather strap terminates in 18k yellow gold Patek Philippe double deployant buckle. In excellent condition. Comes with extract. Inventory#22006
Introduced in 1997, Patek Philippe’s Aquanaut series offers a sportier alternative to the brand’s classic & iconic dress watch designs. The textured dial and case shape bears a strong resemblance to elements of the design of the Nautilus, another iconic Patek Philippe model. The Aquanaut features a double deployant buckle and screw down crown, both stamped with the Calatrava cross, Patek Philippe’s logo.