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Old 23 February 2021, 06:19 AM   #1
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5164A Travel Timer

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WOW!!!!!! I just saw a video of this watch on Youtube, it is an amazing timepiece. Are any TRFers fortunate enough to own one? Please post pics and review.
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Old 23 February 2021, 08:43 AM   #2
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It's a nice watch and quite practical when traveling across time zones.
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Old 23 February 2021, 09:22 AM   #3
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The 5164A is a great piece and the closest to a "daily beater" you will ever get from PP. The watch is a bit thicker than the 5167A and 5711/5712 (see last picture) and this gives it significantly more heft and wrist presence compared to these.

The rubber strap and "hidden" travel time hour hand makes it a great fairly underplayed companion when travelling (hopefully international travelling will soon resume). This reference is still below the radar (much more so than a Rolex GMT Master) although it is getting a bit more recognition during these IG times than when I first got mine. Overall, a great practical Patek that gets a lot of wrist time.

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Old 23 February 2021, 10:44 AM   #4
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Stunning Mcartny, Will you adopt me?
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Old 23 February 2021, 10:53 AM   #5
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My favorite Aquanaut. The next 5711 IMO.
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Old 23 February 2021, 11:00 AM   #6
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Totally agree. I love this watch. I have a lot of pics on my IG @john_peter33.
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Old 23 February 2021, 12:53 PM   #7
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I have the 5164, but I don’t have IG. Pretty sure I’ll survive anyway.

It’s the only travel watch you need, and maybe the only watch you need. Very stealthy and a very comfortable watch to wear.
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Old 23 February 2021, 05:26 PM   #8
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The best Aquanaut. I love the symmetry and globe within globe looks. Wears super comfortable too with just the right amount of presence with a rubber strap. Pushers are super solid and very convenient complication for travelers. I actually love it far more than I thought I would after I picked it up.
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Old 23 February 2021, 06:26 PM   #9
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Also my favorite. I have owned several patek watches and this one is the one for me.
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Old 23 February 2021, 07:46 PM   #10
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Perfect for the traveler.
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Old 23 February 2021, 09:15 PM   #11
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Flame suit on, I am the odd man out...

I like the dial but I don't like how the left-side pushers affect the overall case shape. Looks like a fish mouth to me, which I cannot unsee. On top I find the complication as gimmicky as they come. Who is challenged by the simple addition or subtraction of a time difference you have to know anyway? I have travelled enough that this piece of math runs between my ears automatically all the time.
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Old 23 February 2021, 09:16 PM   #12
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I just got a message from my AD. The 5164A is incoming this Friday !
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Old 23 February 2021, 11:31 PM   #13
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It's likely still my favorite piece. It just ticks so many boxes for me and I love it. If I had to sell all and keep one, I would have a really hard time not picking this. 5650 strap.




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Old 24 February 2021, 12:45 AM   #14
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Love this watch would def be an everyday wear. 1st watch I purchased was the 116500 Daytona white dial. My AD doesnít have Patek.

(Dumb Question) How did the owners in this thread acquire theirs?


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Old 24 February 2021, 12:52 AM   #15
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I just got a message from my AD. The 5164A is incoming this Friday !
Congrats! Looking forward to seeing some wrist shots.
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Old 24 February 2021, 01:39 AM   #16
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Was fortunate to get the call last week, pulled the trigger. I'm working out of town but my wife is going to pick it up today.. CAN'T WAIT!! I'll post pics when I can.

Question to owners.. how's it for scratches? I baby my 5711 but the bezel picks up scratches no matter what you do. I wouldn't care since I wear all my watches otherwise I wouldn't buy them but the Pateks I've heard are a lot harder to polish if ever required.
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Old 24 February 2021, 02:33 AM   #17
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Was fortunate to get the call last week, pulled the trigger. I'm working out of town but my wife is going to pick it up today.. CAN'T WAIT!! I'll post pics when I can.

Question to owners.. how's it for scratches? I baby my 5711 but the bezel picks up scratches no matter what you do. I wouldn't care since I wear all my watches otherwise I wouldn't buy them but the Pateks I've heard are a lot harder to polish if ever required.
Same as 5711 but the rubber strap gives me a lot of relief in terms of wearabilty. I wear it WAY more than my 5711 and virtually no marks on it.
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Old 24 February 2021, 04:11 AM   #18
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I wont lie my heart skipped a beat when I opened my email last week. Funny in life when you jump to give someone 40K
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Old 24 February 2021, 04:23 AM   #19
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Old 24 February 2021, 04:44 AM   #21
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Old 24 February 2021, 05:07 AM   #22
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I love mine...but honestly don't find the rubber strap as comfortable as others do.

But it's a go to piece when traveling for sure.
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Old 24 February 2021, 05:13 AM   #23
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If in the future they made a regular production blue dial.... I would pick it over any Nautilus.....

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Old 24 February 2021, 05:13 AM   #24
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My favorite! Amazing watch, gmt function works like a charm and itís super comfortable.


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Old 24 February 2021, 02:54 PM   #25
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Old 25 February 2021, 11:42 AM   #26
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Since this is launched in 2011, wonder this 5164A will be retired soon?
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Pics above show the great dial detailing that I love, not too busy yet has enough going on to interest my eyes, with a function that is also useful to me and easy to use and the rubber strap and clasp are quality, maybe just wish there was some adjustability as usual.
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Not the 5164A but still want to throw in my recent acquisition. As others have said the functionality of the watch is phenomenal, very useful complication.

Itís indeed a beautiful watch
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Old Yesterday, 01:34 AM   #29
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Is that on the 5650 strap? Or just the original but looks blueish due to light?
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Old Yesterday, 02:40 AM   #30
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Toffeeman & szabo_martin - congrats!! How long were you two waiting?

This is my absolute modern grail.. not sure I'll ever get the call, but if it happens I'll be rushing over to my AD!
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