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Patek Philippe Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition

Patek Philippe Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition

There’s a lot to be said about limited and special edition watches. Some brands make far too many, some make none, and some hit the sweet spot in between those two whereby their limited and special edition models are intensely exclusive, sought-after and, for all intents and purposes, special, just like the Patek Philippe Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition that we have here.

The amalgamation of style, sophistication, and performance, the Aquanaut has been a sought-after watch ever since its launch in 1997, however in recent years; its desirability has grown to new heights with collectors across the globe hoping to add one to their collections someday, but not all Aquanauts are equal. Indeed, the Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition is one of the rarest and most sought-after there is, and for good reason.

Launched as part of Patek Philippe’s collection of six Singapore-exclusive models, the Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition celebrated the 200th anniversary of Singapore’s founding in an understated yet immediately unmistakable manner that collectors appreciate. Featuring a black dial that only differs from the standard ref. 5167A dial through its subtle red accents along its chapter ring and its red seconds hand, the ref. 5167A Singapore Edition is the very embodiment of thoughtful execution. On top of those red accents, it also sits on a red version of the Aquanaut’s composite strap, and it features an engraved sapphire crystal caseback that reads “Patek Philippe Singapore 2019” as the cherry on top.

With its connection to Singapore’s bicentennial anniversary making it a sought-after collector’s item, this watch does not only represent Patek Philippe’s unwavering dedication to horological excellence and design innovation, but also Singapore’s remarkable journey over the centuries and its vibrant cultural legacy. With an eye-catching design and exceptional craftsmanship, this limited-edition timepiece symbolises the passion and resilience that have propelled both Patek Philippe and Singapore to the forefront of their respective domains as a historical watchmaker and bustling South-East Asian metropolis, respectively.

As a symbol of refinement and innovation, the Patek Philippe Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition not only holds immense value for collectors but also tells a story that transcends time, as these limited edition timepieces so often fail to do successfully. A remarkable tribute to the Lion City, this watch encapsulates the essence of Singapore’s national identity and spirit as a unique metropolis that brings artistry, precision, and cultural significance altogether, something Patek Philippe has managed to represent through a true horological masterpiece.

Of course, as a limited edition watch of just 500 pieces, examples of the Aquanaut ref. 5167A Singapore Edition do not come onto the market often, but here in DWL, we have been lucky to have two pass through our hands already this year. While one has been sold, we still have another in stock, which we believe to be the only example across the entire UK. An extraordinary watch that is as rare as it is meaningful and iconic, this is one watch we’ll be sad to see leave us.