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Incoming 5088/100P engraved in Platinum --- What's your favorite Rare Handcraft technique...miniature painting, enamel, wood marquetry, or engraving? :-)

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Dear Friends,

let me (officially) share the joy of the latest addition to my Patek collection, ref. 5088/100P....an in-catalog Rare Handcraft first introduced in 2015, which features a stunning engraved dial (and case, and buckle)! none

This beauty in a sense also "completes" my collection of Rare Handcraft techniques, since engraving was the only "main" craft I was unforgivably missing until last night....I was glad to receive it to view when I arrived in Italy back in May (I since learnt that Italy only gets one 5088 allocation a year), so in the end it was impossible not to take it home with me! none 

Of course, this does in NO WAY complete my Patek collection....in fact, it looks like I might be fortunate enough to be allocated a second (and much more rare) Patek this Fall....more on that later! none

So this begs the question of the title: What's your personal favorite, if any, among Patek's Rare Handcrafts?

1) Miniature painting

2) Enamel (in various forms)

3) Wood marquetry

4) Engraving

5) All of the above

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Enamel & miniature painting

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Engraving (& black enamel)

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Wood marquetry

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Enamel

And now a few more 5088/100P pictures, as it came home with me yesterday. Soon (but probably after summer), you will see it on a flashy yellow strap...none 

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Its upcoming strap ;-)

Have a great weekend Everyone! none

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FRAMII July 24th, 2021-12:40
Congratulations 👍👍 very hard to say which one is the favorite… all would be my answer  Fram
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FabR July 24th, 2021-12:56
Thanks my friend, I didn't want to express a preference, but I'd be hard for me as well (theme of the watch aside, since as you know I have a strong love affair with Boccadasse...but that's independent of the technique! ;-)) 
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FRAMII July 24th, 2021-14:30
To be completely honest  This would be my favorite And this at equally beautiful (shared first place 🥇) Your collection is just fantastic 👍👍👍👍👍 Fram ... 
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FabR July 24th, 2021-14:40
Thanks a lot, Fram -- great to have a first vote also for the wood marquetry and for J.B. (the only person authorized to make these incredible dials for Patek -- hence also their rarity compared to the other crafts!). Cheers :-) 
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Chronometer (aka yacomino) July 24th, 2021-13:08
Big congrats Fabrizio. They are all super special but I must say I love the miniature 🖼! Also, please show us more of these colourful shoes! 
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FabR July 24th, 2021-13:17
Thanks for your feedback my friend -- the Boccadasse buildings will be thankful for the selection of miniature painting! :-) And as a bonus, here's Boccadasse (though it's hard to spot on the wrist) with some blue eels.... Also good for the office, the way I finance my Pateks! ;-)) ... 
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Chronometer (aka yacomino) July 24th, 2021-14:21
Love those shoes! But you had a different pair on in your opening post pictures no? 
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FabR July 24th, 2021-14:42
Ha, wrong animal! ;-)) My new Harris pythons...:-)  ... 
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Chronometer (aka yacomino) July 24th, 2021-17:56
OMG! Yesyesyesyes! Amazing these one Fabrizio! Love it! The belt is superb as well with a perfect match! 
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FabR July 25th, 2021-00:16
Thanks a lot, also colorful enough for summer😁🙏🙏 
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