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Old 8 October 2012, 04:25 AM   #1
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Hi guys

I've had this beast for a few weeks now and below you can see what i make of it....

some of the highlights for me...
  • Less is more
  • Light
  • Comfortable - this thing is unreal on the wrist, the many many 1/2 links make it hug the wrist
  • Good looking - see below for specifics
  • Under the radar - MOST important for me
  • Uncluttered - the dial is just as sweet as that of the 5167
  • Good lume
  • Resizing is easy - I got the version with bracelet screws as opposed to the pins which is a pain in the arse to work with

Look and feel in details....

When Patek designed the Nautilus both the aesthetic and the functional elements were given equal weight - nothing is left to chance here

Case, Dial, Hands, Lume, Bracelet and Polished Areas all work very well together and it's no wonder this in the world of horology is perceived as the Rolls Royce of sports watches - it truly is the masterpiece

the colours that make up the 5711 are white, black, blue and grey. They are all analogue and bind together extremely well.

Of all the watches I have owned and currently own, this is by far the best crafted of them all. I can't fault the 5711, not even the bracelet which I've always thought was a piece but resized properly it's a the dog's (see pics below for how i resized it)

A few snaps for everyone to look at...

hand in pocket shot. It goes with casual as well as office gear






the box it came in




sweet jesus look at this dial


looks great from all angles




very comfy bracelet


1.5 link to get a super fit


just stunning




so good looking you just have to stop in the street to snap it


next to its mate
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Old 8 October 2012, 04:31 AM   #2
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Congrats on one of the icons of horology and thanks for the review

Wear it in good health
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Old 8 October 2012, 04:38 AM   #3
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:28 AM   #4
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:29 AM   #5
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Cong's my friend!. I always LOVE the 5711. Its my next step :-)

Wear it in best of health!.
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:33 AM   #6
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Congrats Anders--beauty!! Wear it in good health....Cheers,
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:41 AM   #7
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Simply Awesome, Anders !!!! Big Congrats
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:43 AM   #8
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WOW - Puffy!!

Fanastic time-piece. The two of them together certainly represent the pinnacle of our crazy hobby.

Well done
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:44 AM   #9
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Old 8 October 2012, 05:57 AM   #10
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Anders, my friend, this is a stunning timepiece! Many congratulations to you and wear it in great health, it fits you very well.
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Old 8 October 2012, 06:04 AM   #11
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Congratulations on a stunning watch

Very nice pictures too What camera did you use?
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Old 8 October 2012, 06:05 AM   #12
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Very cool! Congrats
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Old 8 October 2012, 06:23 AM   #13
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Anders, you royally suck! Big time!!! ;-)

Seriously, I couldn't be happier for you. Those two references certainly puts most anything coming out of Rolex to shame.
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Old 8 October 2012, 06:49 AM   #14
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Love the dial on this....Congratulations Anders!
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Old 8 October 2012, 06:52 AM   #15
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Old 8 October 2012, 07:38 AM   #16
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A beauty! Congrats!
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Old 8 October 2012, 07:58 AM   #17
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Congratulations. The watch looks fantastic on your wrist! Its nice to have both the 5711 and 5167.
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Old 8 October 2012, 08:01 AM   #18
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Congrats, Sir Puff, on a real beauty, and for letting that bracelet do its magic and suck you in. Wear it well!
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Old 8 October 2012, 08:23 AM   #19
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Old 8 October 2012, 09:06 AM   #20
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Huge Congrats Puffy on a fantastic watch purchase! I love the Nautilus and agree the watch looks amazing from every angle! Enjoy it in good health!
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Old 8 October 2012, 09:10 AM   #21
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The way you took the photos is exquisite, it shows it off in it's best light, congrats!
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Old 8 October 2012, 09:15 AM   #22
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Very nice, Anders! It's a pretty good looking piece.
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Old 8 October 2012, 09:20 AM   #23
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Looks amazing Anders. Congrats on a great Patek combo.
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Old 8 October 2012, 09:43 AM   #24
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Old 8 October 2012, 09:51 AM   #25
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Congrats. One of my favourite pp. I also just received my 1.5 link and get it installed last weekend. Enjoy
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Old 8 October 2012, 10:23 AM   #26
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Congrats !!! Enjoy the beauty of the beast!

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Old 8 October 2012, 10:28 AM   #27
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Old 8 October 2012, 10:31 AM   #28
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Well done Anders. The 5711 is a classic for sure. Hard to take a bad picture of it. Continue to enjoy!
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Old 8 October 2012, 11:00 AM   #29
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Beautiful, wear it in good health!
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Old 8 October 2012, 11:38 AM   #30
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Huge Congrats Anders, Well Done!!!
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