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Old 17 July 2019, 02:38 PM   #1
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The $100,000 Aquanaut.....Is this too much?

Avi & Co has listed a khaki 5168 for $96,040. I'm sorry, but nothing about that watch other than random hype is worth 100k. What do you think?

https://www.aviandco.com/patek-phili...atch-5168g-010
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Old 17 July 2019, 02:43 PM   #2
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Personally Iím not a fan of the green. So I find it hard to stomach at that price indeed.
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Old 17 July 2019, 02:56 PM   #3
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Old 17 July 2019, 03:01 PM   #4
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Personally Iím not a fan of the green. So I find it hard to stomach at that price indeed.
Yeah, not the best looking color combo. Besides, there's literally 58 other Pateks using the movement so there's nothing special there.

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Old 17 July 2019, 03:21 PM   #5
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ill stick with paying retail thanks
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Old 17 July 2019, 03:34 PM   #6
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I love the watch but not a chance in hell I pay that much for it.
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Old 17 July 2019, 04:16 PM   #7
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Old 17 July 2019, 04:20 PM   #8
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Old 17 July 2019, 05:41 PM   #9
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Avi & Co has listed a khaki 5168 for $96,040. I'm sorry, but nothing about that watch other than random hype is worth 100k. What do you think?



https://www.aviandco.com/patek-phili...atch-5168g-010


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67 2x rather than a 68.
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Old 17 July 2019, 05:51 PM   #10
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ill stick with paying retail thanks
Likewise.

I'll stick with waiting a year or two and paying retail. Thanks!
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Old 17 July 2019, 07:30 PM   #11
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Chrono24 got few 5168G-010s listed for around £ 80K. The average list price for a 5168G-001 is around £ 55k and I am surprised that 5168G-010 commanding such a high premium over the 5168G-001
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Old 17 July 2019, 07:47 PM   #12
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Grenade aquanaut price = 5167 price + white gold cost + rolex hulk price. Thats how they come up with the price
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Old 17 July 2019, 07:53 PM   #13
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Chrono24 got few 5168G-010s listed for around £ 80K. The average list price for a 5168G-001 is around £ 55k and I am surprised that 5168G-010 commanding such a high premium over the 5168G-001
People are trying... There have prob been close to zero transactions for the green one so far...
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Old 17 July 2019, 07:55 PM   #14
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Grenade aquanaut price = 5167 price + white gold cost + rolex hulk price. Thats how they come up with the price
Me thinks your reasoning makes a lot of sense...
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Old 17 July 2019, 08:01 PM   #15
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People are trying... There have prob been close to zero transactions for the green one so far...
Few ADs mentioned to me that the demand for 5168G-001 is significantly higher than the demand for 5168G-010
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Old 17 July 2019, 08:35 PM   #16
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Too much for me, but I'm sure it will be sold very soon. This is quite a good looker.
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Old 17 July 2019, 08:56 PM   #17
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Green sells. Ask the Chinese.
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Old 17 July 2019, 09:21 PM   #18
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Few ADs mentioned to me that the demand for 5168G-001 is significantly higher than the demand for 5168G-010
Interesting... The green one is certainly special (for better or worse) whereas the blue one is IMHO a less desirable but more expensive alternative to the 5167A or blue 5711. First and foremost a great way for Patek to generate some extra cash - pay a little more and you can have your Patek sports watch a little quicker (if you don't mind the size and the white gold).
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Old 17 July 2019, 10:27 PM   #19
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It won’t reach that actual value in resale for some time, so if you can’t afford it as a consumable...
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Old 17 July 2019, 10:54 PM   #20
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It wonít reach that actual value in resale for some time, so if you canít afford it as a consumable...
Not really sure of that , given the crazy prices being paid- the way to tell is by the market. Letís see if AVI sells it.:-)
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Old 17 July 2019, 11:56 PM   #21
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this thing looks so much better in photos than in person. why did they go with a matte face!!!!
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Old 18 July 2019, 12:15 AM   #22
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Don't think it will sell for anywhere near that.
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Old 18 July 2019, 12:33 AM   #23
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I thought that these would be popular (green and the Chinese market etc) but this is insane at 3xRRP (or near enough). And has anyone actually seen one yet (as in for real apart from the models at fairs and trade shows etc? ) I note there are already a few grey dealers listing them on Chrono24 but wonder how many really are out there at present......
Pity it is so in demand as suspect it will be hard to source.....
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Old 18 July 2019, 01:06 AM   #24
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Old 18 July 2019, 02:11 AM   #25
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Few ADs mentioned to me that the demand for 5168G-001 is significantly higher than the demand for 5168G-010

Demand is high across the board for both models


The greens are only going so hight atm is no one has them, so why not ask what you want, if someone is willing to pay it, then more fool them..

I certainly won't be selling mine :
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Old 18 July 2019, 02:15 AM   #26
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I thought that these would be popular (green and the Chinese market etc) but this is insane at 3xRRP (or near enough). And has anyone actually seen one yet (as in for real apart from the models at fairs and trade shows etc? ) I note there are already a few grey dealers listing them on Chrono24 but wonder how many really are out there at present......
Pity it is so in demand as suspect it will be hard to source.....
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5168G-010s are being delivered now. I have seen one and Russell also posted a picture of a 5168G-010. I prefer 5968, 5167 and 5168G-001 over 5168G-010
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Old 18 July 2019, 02:26 AM   #27
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Blue is a better color and the 20th anniversary edition. Cant see the green going for 2.5x retail for the long term.
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Old 18 July 2019, 03:00 AM   #28
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I do not understand the connotation here.

I'm chinese.
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Old 18 July 2019, 03:04 AM   #29
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That's a fantastic price, I'll take 2!
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Old 18 July 2019, 03:50 AM   #30
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Green sells. Ask the Chinese.
I believe RED or Rose Gold would be more of an attraction to the Chinese public. Look at the Apple iPhones when it first came out with the RED color, every Chinese consumer wanted it!
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