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The Maison presents a limited edition, Ref. 6007A-001 Calatrava, in celebration of the new Patek Philippe manufacture building.
Breguet presents the Marine 5517, the Chronographe 5527 and the Alarme Musicale 5547 in rose or white gold with matching gold bracelets.
In a report published on June 23, the Swiss Federal Audit Office calls attention to the inadequate control of imports of gold into the country. The current system is not equipped to prevent illegal gold from entering Switzerland, where the majority of the world's gold is refined.
For this timepiece, the Maison will manufacture no more than 60 calibers with double-face flying tourbillon, world time, second-time zone, moon phase, and five days’ power reserve.