It is said you die twice: one time when you stop breathing and a second time when somebody says your name for the last time. When it comes to the 5711 it has been quite a few more times than that now, and nobody seems to be ready to stop saying its name for the last time.
The 5711 which had recently been reported as being discontinued, makes a reappearance in Patek’s catalogue. In a brand new olive-green color e that is new to the Nautilus collection. Its color reminds me a little of the ‘grenade’ dial Aquanaut. I personally like this color a lot and can see other brands follow trend shortly after. It gives the overall watch a more utilitarian vibe, shaving a hint of that apparent luxury away. Whether that is good or bad is a matter of taste of course.
Despite Stern’s previous comments it appears that this 5711 is in fact ‘available’ at your local Patek dealer. It is not an edition that is exclusively available to a select few boutiques, which was something Stern had hinted at when the blue dial 5711 got axed from the catalogue earlier this year. Perhaps this means that we will in fact still see a return of the blue dial as well, with that particular dial reserved to a handful of boutiques. Only time will tell.
This new 5711 is said to have a production run that will be limited to 2021 only.
- Self-winding mechanical movement.
- Caliber 26‑330 S C.
- Date. Sweep seconds hand.
- Diameter: 27 mm. Height: 3.30 mm
- Parts: 212. Jewels: 30
- Power reserve: min. 35 hours – max. 45 hours
- Winding rotor: 21K gold central rotor
- Balance: Gyromax®. Semi-oscillation/hour: 28 800 (4 Hz)
- Balance spring: Spiromax®
- Hallmark: Patek Philippe Seal
- Sunburst olive-green dial, horizontally embossed, gold applied hour markers with luminescent coating.
- Stainless steel Case.
- Screw-down crown.
- Sapphire-crystal case back.
- Water resistant to 120m.
- Diameter (10–4 o’clock): 40mm. Height: 8.3 mm.
- Steel integrated bracelet with Nautilus fold-over clasp.
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