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Old 19 April 2019, 05:32 AM   #1
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5212 first seen : absolute beauty

Hello all,

Just got lucky enough to hold in my hand the new 5212.
What can I say ... Iím in love.
This watch has the perfect proportions, a fun to have complications, the black hands and indexes are magic.
Iíll let you judge for yourself, I hope I am not the only one madly in love with this one.
Unfortunately the sales manager said to me not to expect anything before 2020.




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Old 19 April 2019, 05:36 AM   #2
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Great style and very useful complication. Winner.
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Old 19 April 2019, 05:38 AM   #3
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I love it. Beautiful watch.
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Old 19 April 2019, 05:40 AM   #4
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If the dial is as cream as it looks in real life, the contrast with the date wheel would bother me. A lot.
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Old 19 April 2019, 05:48 AM   #5
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Dark hands do look cool, strap is rather uninspired.
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Old 19 April 2019, 05:50 AM   #6
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Dark hands do look cool, strap is rather uninspired.
Agree. Cool looking piece, but the strap is meh.
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Old 19 April 2019, 06:12 AM   #7
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Agree. Cool looking piece, but the strap is meh.


Throw it on a navy blue calf skin strap and problem solved. The watch allows for many different and fun strap options.


OP, youíre not alone. Iím looking forward to this one!
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Old 19 April 2019, 06:54 AM   #8
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Throw it on a navy blue calf skin strap and problem solved. The watch allows for many different and fun strap options.


OP, youíre not alone. Iím looking forward to this one!
Navy blue would probably look great.
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:24 AM   #9
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Dark hands do look cool, strap is rather uninspired.
Agree with this!
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:54 AM   #10
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Throw it on a navy blue calf skin strap and problem solved. The watch allows for many different and fun strap options.


OP, youíre not alone. Iím looking forward to this one!
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:55 AM   #11
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If the dial is as cream as it looks in real life, the contrast with the date wheel would bother me. A lot.
It is the small details like this that posters here pick up on but go by right PP. You are right that white on cream does not work well together and a cream date wheel would have provided the needed contrast with the date number.
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:57 AM   #12
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I will probably look to put an alligator strap on mine whenever it arrives, if the stock strap is not right for it.
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:59 AM   #13
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The dial is a bit too busy. Also, September to February (long worded months) look very cramped compared to the short worded months March to July. Words then numbers then words again... The whole dial seems off to me. I don't mean to burst anybody's bubble.
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Old 19 April 2019, 08:00 AM   #14
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It is the small details like this that posters here pick up on but go by right PP. You are right that white on cream does not work well together and a cream date wheel would have provided the needed contrast with the date number.
Well I guess I will have to reserve full judgement until I see it in the flesh but I actually think the date wheel colour is just right and stops the date getting lost - I donít doubt for 1 second they tried a cream date wheel before they decided against it.
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Old 19 April 2019, 09:25 AM   #15
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Sharp... i would put this on a bright colored red alligator strap or black alligator strap
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Old 19 April 2019, 10:24 AM   #16
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Not a fan of the strap or dial unfortunately
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Old 19 April 2019, 10:31 AM   #17
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Omg. I need this in my life


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Old 19 April 2019, 12:12 PM   #18
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Very much looking forward to this incoming. It is a perfect daily watch that will be fun to try with different straps!


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Old 19 April 2019, 01:37 PM   #19
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It is the small details like this that posters here pick up on but go by right PP. You are right that white on cream does not work well together and a cream date wheel would have provided the needed contrast with the date number.
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Old 19 April 2019, 01:41 PM   #20
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I’m done poo pooing this one. It’s interesting, it’s steel, it’s Patek. Sometimes that’s enough.
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Old 19 April 2019, 01:44 PM   #21
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Why does the top say 53 vs 0
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Old 19 April 2019, 05:34 PM   #22
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Iím done poo pooing this one. Itís interesting, itís steel, itís Patek. Sometimes thatís enough.
It's interesting, its's steel, it's Patek, but whenever I look at the dial of this watch sth else doesn't feel right. Tried hard to like it but it didn't happen. Pass.
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Old 19 April 2019, 05:39 PM   #23
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That navy strap is calling
Beautiful
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:05 PM   #24
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It is the small details like this that posters here pick up on but go by right PP. You are right that white on cream does not work well together and a cream date wheel would have provided the needed contrast with the date number.
I don't know, I wonder if this is done on purpose so as to expose the cream nature of the dial, otherwise you really couldn't tell, and PP obviously could have made a white dial but chose cream.
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Old 19 April 2019, 07:08 PM   #25
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Throw it on a navy blue calf skin strap and problem solved. The watch allows for many different and fun strap options.


OP, youíre not alone. Iím looking forward to this one!
Indeed, this watch is far too classy for that strap. Think a matching black alligator, matte or gloss depending on how the black hands look IRL, would work well.
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Old 19 April 2019, 10:06 PM   #26
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Its very slick. I like it.


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Why does the top say 53 vs 0
53 weeks.
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Old 19 April 2019, 10:54 PM   #28
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I don't know, I wonder if this is done on purpose so as to expose the cream nature of the dial, otherwise you really couldn't tell, and PP obviously could have made a white dial but chose cream.
From the photos I have seen, the dial appears to be lovely shade of white and not really cream as on the 5320G. I am on the list for this watch. A clear winner for PP.
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From the photos I have seen, the dial appears to be lovely shade of white and not really cream as on the 5320G. I am on the list for this watch. A clear winner for PP.
Looks like aged premium resume paper... which works with the handwritten font
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I think that’s a great looking watch
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