New Patek Philippe 3670A Chronograph Uses Vintage Movement

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The Patek Philippe Chronograph will use the exact same movement as these classics, the Caliber 13-130. This is possible thanks to an old wooden chest found on the 5th floor of the brand’s historic home which contained 16 unused caliber 13-130 movements.  These movements were fully assembled and regulated in 1955 so, to celebrate this discovery, Patek disassembled and then reassmebled the movements this year, and placed them into a steel cushion case, just like the original Patek wristwatch chronograph.

Of course, only 16 watches could be made because that is how many movements were found, and the price will be 240,000 Swiss Francs, and available only at Patek Philippe boutiques.

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