Geneva | World Time Soars

800 CHF
Title   Geneva | World Time Soars
Artist   Robert Topulos
Limited Edition  
50 pieces 


Unveiled for the Geneva Watch Days in August 2023, "World Time Soars" unfolds as a vivid intersection of aviation's golden era and modern horological excellence. A DC-3 airplane, emblematic of classic grandeur, navigates gracefully through the sophisticated dial of the Patek Philippe 5531R-012 World Time. This confluence, merging the vintage with the cutting-edge, stands as testament to the assertion: the classic is indeed timeless.

From 1 o'clock to 6 o'clock, the dial's entrancing luminescent arc casts an ethereal glow, painting a metaphor of the perpetual passage from yesterday to today. The Swiss insignia on the aircraft, HB-COT, subtly tips its hat to Louis Cottier, the visionary behind the World Time mechanism, encapsulating the narrative of pioneering spirits transcending eras.

With a nod to Noel Fontanet's 1935 "Time is Money," this piece shifts the paradigm. Here, time is neither commodity nor currency; it is heritage. And "World Time Soars" becomes an ode to the enduring spirit of classics, which, irrespective of the era, continue to soar with distinction and grace.





Printing technique   Étorie on fine art paper
Printing house  
Atelier WOCS, Genève
Authentification   Certificate of authenticity




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