The demise of the Patek Philippe Nautilus has apparently been exaggerated. Like a Phoenix rising from the ashes, the brand has revealed a new 5711 model, this time in green. At Watches & Wonders 2021, the brand dropped a quartet of new Nautilus models.

This includes a new Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph with a blue dial and a rose gold case. There is also a high-jewellery Nautilus adorned with diamonds and sporting a slightly larger 35.2mm case. The star of the show however is undoubtedly the Nautilus Ref. 5711/1A.

Seeing Green

The new Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711 switches the iconic blue dial for one decked out in olive green. Other than this change, the new model is identical to the previous edition, which will no doubt please collectors.

The Nautilus 5711 stands as one of the most coveted models in the world. The waitlist for the watch, as well as its increasing price in the secondary market, has been well-documented. The new Ref. 5711/1A will no doubt continue that prestige, especially for what it brings to the table.

The Details On The New Nautilus

On the new Ref. 5711/1A model, Patek Philippe unveils a dial in olive green that is new to the collection. Fans of this cult watch will no doubt appreciate the new model, which retains the Nautilus’ recognisable design.

An icon of sporting elegance, the model arrives in a 40mm stainless steel case. The case, bezel and bracelet has been enhanced by a subtle alternation between satinated and polished manual finishing.

The new sunburst green dial features gold applied hour markers with luminescent coating. Beating within it is a self-winding Caliber 26‑330 S C., which is visible through the transparent sapphire crystal case-back. The brand also has introduced a diamond-set version of the model.

The Patek Philippe Nautilus Ref. 5711/1300A effortlessly blends stainless steel with baguette-cut diamonds. The distinctive watch shape is nevertheless retained with the octagonal bezel now accentuated by a row of 32 diamonds.

Combined, the glistening diamonds further enhance the new sunburst olive green dial, especially highlighting the signature embossed horizontal lines.

(Images: Patek Philippe)

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Richard Augustin
Former chef turned writer; Richard has tip-toed around the publishing industry for two decades. When not busy chasing deadlines, you can still find him experimenting with recipes in the kitchen.

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