The Patek Philippe Sky Moon Celestial 6102P is a large watch, it’s a watch with a questionable utility and a very unique display but it’s a watch created for another purpose: having a poetic and oneiric scene on the wrist.This watch was very pure and simple in appearance, with nothing but the indication of the time, the moon-phase and the astronomic display. The new reference, the 6102P shares all these elements except with an extra indication located on the extreme side of the dial: the date.Related Replica Patek Philippe Sky Moon Celestial 6102P.
The solid platinum case measures 44mm x 9.8mm and comes with two massive crowns.The dial is made of several layers of sapphire crystal. The first one creates the sky, with its deep shiny blue colour. The second one indicates the phases and orbit of the Moon. The last one, located the top, supports the stars and Sirius, the brightest star system in the earth’s night sky. On the very top of the dial, another layer, printed with the cardinal points, helps to locate the portion of the sky visible from Geneva. In this context, the entire dial is an indication and time becomes something nearly secondary. The main interest of this timepiece is to enjoy a slow-moving indication, clearly unusual but totally poetic, showing the time of meridian passage of Sirius and of the moon.
Patek Philippe 6102P comes with an additional indication of the date, displayed by an hand and an external scale as an inner bezel. While it adds some practicality to the watch on a daily basis, its interest in the context of such an oneiric display remains questionable. Its integration on the dial is however the right choice from Patek, as an aperture would have ruined the purity and beauty of this deep blue and shining plate.
Patek Philippe 6102P relies on the iconic calibre 240 and its micro-rotor. The back may show a rather small movement (27.5mm), it comes with a large module on the top to actuate all the rotating discs (starry sky and moon position). The whole movement (Calibre 240 LU CL C) is also thicker, at 6.81mm, and composed of 315 parts instead of 161 parts in a basic Calibre 240.