Watch Spotting Premier League Champion Virgil Van Dijk Wearing A Patek Philippe Aquanaut Ref. 5168G
Today is a major day for Liverpool fans. In the wake of hanging tight 30 years for a slippery Premier League title, they were delegated Premier League champions after Manchester City’s annihilation at Chelsea on Thursday. On account of a strike from Captain America, Christian Pulisic, and a punishment from Willian, Chelsea sunk title safeguards Manchester City, making it numerically unthinkable for anybody to make up for lost time to Liverpool.
Star focal protector Virgil van Dijk was celebrating in style the previous evening as his group watched the match together. He is seen beneath wearing a Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5168G in Khaki Green . Skipper Jordan Henderson was additionally seen wearing an extreme to-get Patek, the Aquanaut Chronograph ref. 5968A in his post-coordinate meeting with Sky Sports.
Joe Gomez (left) and Virgil van Dijk (right) of Liverpool praising winning the Premier League. (Liverpool FC/Getty)
In case you need a boost, the 5168G was delivered at Baselworld 2019 to a huge load of promotion. This is the first mainline Aquanaut with a green dial, and it went ahead the impact points of the almost difficult to-track down 5167A, a 40mm steel Aquanaut with coordinating green dial and lash. At the point when Stephen composed that unique story, the solitary sale result he could discover for a green 5167A was from 2015, when one sold at Sotheby’s for CHF 52,500 . The 5168G is an altogether different watch however, in spite of appearing to be comparative on a computer screen. It’s essentially bigger at 42.2mm across, and that case is made of strong white gold, giving it much more heave. This is as yet a game watch, yet it’s a more liberal, valuable interpretation of that form. An all-blue version was delivered in 2017 to commend the Aquanaut’s twentieth birthday.
It’s significant that the khaki green tone has been something of a faction exemplary for Patek fans for a couple of years at this point, and this is a watch that allows gatherers to scratch that tingle in a genuine manner. The khaki green ties that were initially created for that restricted arrangement of 5167A Aquanauts have become collectible all alone, particularly since Patek quit permitting clients with dark dialed Aquanauts to buy them some time back. (You can see one combined with a ref. 5164A Travel Time Aquanaut in John Mayer’s subsequent Talking Watches scene in the event that you need to perceive what that resembles – spoiler alert: it looks awesome.)
Despite being important for Patek’s fundamental assortment, this watch is still almost difficult to get (like a large portion of PP’s game watches), and it’s cool to see it on a particularly unmistakable wrist. Have you recognized some other cool watches during Liverpool’s festivals or the resumption of football in Europe? Provided that this is true, let us know in the comments below!
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