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View Poll Results: Nautilus 5990 Steel vs. Rose Gold
5990/1A (Steel) 52 43.33%
5990/1R (Rose Gold) 68 56.67%
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Old 20 September 2021, 03:18 PM   #1
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Patek Nautilus 5990 - Steel vs. Rose Gold

The 5990 is one of my grail pieces and I'm curious what are people's thoughts on the 5990 steel vs. rose gold. I love them both and ideally would love to have both, but I don't think that's realistic.

5990/1A (steel)

5990/1R (rose gold)

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Old 20 September 2021, 03:27 PM   #2
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I like the combination of the blue dial with rose gold case. It's sublime.
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Old 20 September 2021, 03:49 PM   #3
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I like the combination of the blue dial with rose gold case. It's sublime.
Man... The presence on that watch must be unreal. This is my vote also.
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Old 20 September 2021, 04:03 PM   #4
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Loved the RG in pictures, disliked it in person. The steel just looks so much more elegant.
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Old 20 September 2021, 05:47 PM   #5
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Definitely Steel
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Old 20 September 2021, 06:19 PM   #6
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Not a fan of the 5990 but steel all the way. Much prefer YG and blue over RG and blue also.
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Old 20 September 2021, 06:49 PM   #7
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The rose gold is too bling for me, so itís a watch Iím very happy to admire from afar, but admire it I surely will. The steel 5990 however is the most worn in my collection.


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Old 20 September 2021, 07:23 PM   #8
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Rose Gold looks very classy.

Younger than 40......SS

Over 40..................Rose Gold
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Old 20 September 2021, 07:45 PM   #9
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Always thought the steel was nice but I never gawked at it. The RG with blue, however, still makes me drool every time i see photos of it.
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Old 21 September 2021, 01:07 AM   #10
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Rose gold !!!! Love it.
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Old 21 September 2021, 01:11 AM   #11
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I think gold is way less flexible than steel/wg/plat.
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Old 21 September 2021, 04:39 AM   #12
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Lots of love for the new rose gold guys. I personally love it and hoping to see it one day in person. If I had the choice to buy one or the other, I think I'd have a hard time choosing (of course these are true #firstworldproblems). Maybe one day... For now, it's just wishful thinking...
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Old 21 September 2021, 08:06 AM   #13
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Huge 5990 fan, have owned a variety of Nautilus (Nautily?) and it’s my favorite - in SS.
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Old 21 September 2021, 08:45 AM   #14
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5990 in SS for me although the RG is really nice too. For full RG, I like the 5980 more than 5990/1r
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Old 21 September 2021, 12:32 PM   #15
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From pictures the RG with that blue dial, but for everyday wearability and practicality, steel wins for me. I could wear the steel practically everywhere almost everyday. Not so with the gold. Too flashy and not as resistant to scratching.


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Old 21 September 2021, 12:44 PM   #16
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i vote for Rose Gold.
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Old 22 September 2021, 03:07 AM   #17
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From pictures the RG with that blue dial, but for everyday wearability and practicality, steel wins for me. I could wear the steel practically everywhere almost everyday. Not so with the gold. Too flashy and not as resistant to scratching.


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This actually a really good point about more versatile wearability of the steel compared to rose gold. Yeah, you can wear steel pretty easily, and it is significantly less flashy.
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Old 22 September 2021, 03:16 AM   #18
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Jest aside, that rose gold looks amazing
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I'd take the gold, with a blue dial is a great combo.
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Old 22 September 2021, 05:35 AM   #20
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I like the look of the gold but in general I always prefer steel over gold if it is an option. I own the steel version
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Old 22 September 2021, 06:42 AM   #21
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Both are great, but steel for me. I will add that I am 50 years old.
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Old 22 September 2021, 07:04 AM   #22
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Steel 100% the rose is so over the top blingy - and yes there are some times that's cool but not many so the steel would be worn way more often...it's a gmt...in this world traveling with a massive rose patek is like carrying a billboard asking to be mugged
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Old 22 September 2021, 07:13 AM   #23
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Always steel for Nautilus
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Old 22 September 2021, 08:08 AM   #24
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Steel for me.
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