Boodles has held a prominent place in Liverpool’s high culture and Lord Street for centuries, where they have produced jewellery for everyone from Grand National winning jockeys to royalty.
The world-renowned Liverpool-based jewellers turns 220 this year and to celebrate, Patek Philippe – their long-time partners in all things horological – have produced a special version of their famous Word Time Ref. 5230G-012.
For over 80s years, the World Time models have been a stalwart of Patek Philippe’s range, displaying all 24 time-zones on the dial and the ability to switch between them with a single pusher – all without affecting the rate accuracy and precision of the movement.
Traditionally, London has taken pride of place at the top of the dial, with Greenwich the home of time in the UK. For this special anniversary, it has been replaced with Liverpool, stamped on the dial in Boodles pink.
The inner-dial is a black ebony lacquer that has been hand-guilloched with a basket weave motif, adding an incredible texture and detail to this ornate dial.
This watch is not only beautiful but also incredibly practical, with the time zone functionality and a scratch-proof sapphire crystal and water resistance up to 30m. This is something any traveller can strap to their wrist while exploring the globe.
Patek Philippe and Boodles have been partners now for decades, with Boodles stocking some of Patek’s finest timepieces, and they are making 50 of these stunning models available to purchase. Will you be taking one on your next adventure?
Patek Philippe Men's World Time Special Series
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