Like many most special-order Patek Philippe replica watches, the “MSO” editions were probably unique, though similar enough to other special-order watches that one might be mistaken for another.It is a good looking watch in black and gold, a high-contrast combination that isn’t novel but instantly striking and usually attractive.
As with most special-order Patek Philippe watches, this ref. 5004J is only set apart by its dial, which has a lot going on. Although the dial is crowded to the point that almost every available space has been filled, the design manages to have enough clarity that it works well, both in terms of visual appeal and legibility.
The Cheap Patek Philippe Replica dial differs from the dial of the standard model in almost all respects. For one, it has a tachymeter on its periphery, instead of a plain seconds track on the standard dial. And it has another hallmark of special-order ref. 5004s that frequently have the 12 o’clock marker as either a Roman “XII” or Breguet numeral.
Intriguingly, the dial also has double dot markers. The hour markers are gold spheres, while the minute scale has round luminous markers every five minutes. While that might seem redundant, it somehow works well here.
The reason for the luminous dots on the minute track are presumably to match the luminous hands, but probably also done to distinguish the “MSO” edition of the Patek Philippe Replica Men Watches from the similar ref. 5004s.
The case consequently retains the same dimensions, which means it is small and very thick. The case is a little over 36 mm in diameter but almost 15 mm tall, a necessity to accommodate the height of the split-seconds mechanism.
And of course the movement is the CHR 27-70 Q, the Best Patek Philippe Replica manual-wind calibre based on the Lemania 2310. Because the split-seconds mechanism was an add-on to the base movement, the calibre never had neither the robustness nor reliability of its successor, which is an in-house movement developed to accommodate a split-seconds from the very beginning.