Friday, October 28, 2011

Patek Philippe 3940 - discontinued model


I really love the discontinued PP 3940.The best part of the pp3940 is that the watch is so slim 36mm diameter and yet it is able to have a grand complication of perpetual calender plus automatic movement and a power reserve of 48 hours from the 1980s. This is really one of the modern Classic now. In addition, it is a very comfortable daily us watch that rest very nicely on the wrist...like the vintage Rolex Prince..

To get this watch, I have to let gold one solid gold Rolex bubbleback and one vintage 1910 Omega single button chronograph & a Patek 3445 white gold..

This watch was produced and sold in 1988 (when I am still in the University) and I will not be able to afford it then.







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Monday, October 24, 2011

Patek Philippe

After much searching, I have managed to find the PP 3940 with the early 2nd generation dial. This 3940 has been discontinued and it is the most quitessential expression of pure elegance, with 'grand complication.' those complications you rely on daily and A delightful Moonphase watch! Even though it's only 36mm diameter, with the slim movement, the watch rest nicely on the wrist and it is always a joy to wear it!


















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Patek 3940: 3 generation of dials?

First generation (1985-6)



Second generation (1987 - 1990?)



Third generation (1991- 2005?)



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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Pp 3940

The PP 3940 is of course the first modern and most iconic Patek perpetual, launched in 1985, and based on the ultra-slim cal. 240 (it is 2.4 mm high) developed in the seventies. It was discontinued in 2006. From the nos of times i am mentioning, you will know that i Can't stop thinking of 3940

I was originally eyeing on the Rolex 8171..This Pp 3940 is the watch that has the honor of being worn by the President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy. Patek Philippe retains its value far beyond your purchase date so you need not worry about investing in one. Even though the style is not the most trendy watch, it is one of the classic ..together with the 2526 and others in the Patek Philippe collection, transcend style eras.
















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Friday, October 21, 2011

PP 3940

Looks so elegance. The Patek Philippe 3940 features a perpetual calendar with moon phase, day and date functions, as well as programming for leap years. It is powered by a self-winding movement housed within a 36 mm case that is available in platinum, 18kt yellow gold, rose gold, or white gold.







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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Patek 3940 dream

I have always love the moon phase watches. During the course of my collection of Patek vintage watches, one watch has captured my attention, the Patek 3940 perpetual calendar moon phase watch. Even though it's a complication watch, it stil has he distinctive gentlemen watch look... Hope I can save enough money to get one soon!

The Patek 3940 was later replaced by 5140 and In particular the diameter of the case grew to 37mm, and they changed the bezel from a concave bezel to a convex [domed] bezel but have kept the Caliber 240Q movement.

3940, side by side with the Patek Philippe 5140.














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