The Aquanaut premiered in 1997, as the first Patek Philippe nautilus yupoo japanese replica to be fitted with a rubber (or tropical as it was understood ) strap. This instance, the ref. 5066A blue-dial, was started shortly after the initial references (in 1998), also made exclusively for the Japanese market. It is considered that roughly 500 cases were made, with very few coming into market.
This rare, limited edition piece comes accompanied by its Certificate of Origin, Archive Extract, original blue box, sealed (damaged) tropical-blue strap and initial double-deployant clasp (fitted to brand-new, blue Patek Philippe composite strap).
The Aquanaut re-interprets a number of trademark design components in the Nautilus – most especially, the octagonal rounded bezel. It exhibits a high level of completing, together with brushed surfaces around the case-front, and glistening, bevelled edges. The steel, three-piece case provides water resistance up to 120m, further featuring a screw-down crown.
The motion inside the mention 5066A is the self-winding calibre 330 SC. It includes 29 jewels, a straight-line lever escapement, shock absorber mechanism a self-compensating flat balance spring and a monometallic balance, corrected to cold, warmth, isochronism and 5 positions. Additional the solid-gold rotor is finished in classic Patek Philippe geneve japanese replica watches style, with circular Geneva stripes.
This Patek Philippe nautilus japanese fake watch 5066A limited edition, blue-dial Aquanaut comes equipped with the brand’s steel bracelet (stamped A613AC), bought in 2017 in Patek Philippe’s Japanese store (receipt enclosed with paperwork)