Patek Philippe does not stop to surprise us and after some launches in an atypical year when it was not expected, it has just launched another new watch, the Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 7234G.
The Calatrava Pilot Travel Time was first launched in 2015 with the Ref. 5524G, with exactly the same characteristics (except for the blue tone of the dial) but large in size, a 42 mm white gold case, since then and until today, Patek offered us new variants, in 2017 it brought a limited edition of 600 pieces with the Ref. 5522A, this one with only a simple time without complications, in 2018 launched two new variants Ref. 5524R and Ref. 7234R this time in a rose gold case and chocolate dial, one of them in a new size of 37.50 mm, and last year launched two new variants, first in platinum with a black dial Ref. 5520P with four pushers and adding an alarm complication and a second in steel with a blue dial Ref. 7234A at 37.50 mm launched in Singapore as a limited edition.
On this new variant, it is very similar to the Ref. 7234A 2019, with four differences, first, instead of the steel case, this new release comes in a white gold case, second, the blue tone dial is darker than the previous model, third, instead of the synthetic strap it comes now with a leather calf strap in blue or tan and lastly, it is not a limited edition.
Final considerations, it is impressive to see Patek’s effort to bring new launches to the market and increase the range of options for its own audience, but as we mentioned in another article, it would be interesting to bring more options in steel and not just as limited editions.
Brand: Patek Philippe
Model: Calatrava Pilot Travel Time
Dial: Navy blue
Indexes: Applied Arabic numerals
Lume: Super LumiNova
Case Material: White gold
Case Dimensions: 37.50 mm diameter, 10.78 mm thickness
Crystal: Sapphire Glass
Case Back: Sapphire Glass
Caliber: 324 S C FUS
Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, date, second-time zone, local and home day/night indicator
Frequency: 28,000 vph
Power Reserve: 35 – 45 Hours
Water Resistance: 30 Meters
Strap: Calfskin strap in navy-blue or tan
Price: € 43,240