Yes, I have a strong suspicion that this is indeed the reason.
RE: Nautilus in platinum. inorite. The PuristSPro mod has basically confirmed that yes, this is the first time we've seen definitive pictures of (a) its existence and (b) on the internet, and not just passed around via some smartphone with hushed tones.
If I had seen that in the wild - even in a Patek-sponsored event, expecting mega-collectors to come bearing nukes (not you, Nukecomer hehe - love the nick btw) on their wrists - I'd still feel like going to a nondescript water park and then seeing Kate Upton in a bikini... Or less than that.Warning: NSFW! (Click to show)
I know, I'm reaching a bit with the analogies but I just had to find some excuse to post that haha.
Edited by no frills - 6/28/13 at 5:01pm