Watches and Wonders 2023 is a treasure trove of new watches, and Patek Philippe doesn’t disappoint with a new entry in the sporty style of the Aquanaut chronograph. The Aquanaut Chronograph Ref 5968R-001 has a rose gold construction paired with a sunburst brown dial, a black-gradient rim, and a matching composite strap.
The self-winding 42.2mm Aquanaut Chronograph Ref 5968R-001 has a rose gold case, screw-down crown, central chronograph hand, 60-minute counter, and date in an aperture at 6 o’clock. It has a sapphire crystal case back, sunburst brown with a black-gradient rim dial with an embossed Aquanaut pattern, gold applied numerals with white luminescent coating, composite dark brown strap with an Aquanaut fold-over clasp. The timepiece has a water resistance of 120 meters.
Powered by the self-winding Caliber CH 28‑520 C mechanical movement, the watch beats at 4Hz and features a column wheel drive, 32 jewels, a vertical disk clutch, a 21K gold central rotor, and a power reserve of up to 55 hours.
The Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph Reference 5968R-001 has a retail price of $75,700. For more information, please visit the brand’s website.
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