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Patek Philippe Debuts New Yellow Gold REF. 5270J-001 Perpetual Calendar Chronograph

Never Go Out Of Style Since being introduced in 2011, the Patek Philippe Ref. 5270. Perpetual Calendar Chronograph has been a favorite among fans and horological enthusiasts, so it is no surprise that the New Yellow Gold REF. 5270J-001 has had rave reviews.  A beautiful clean and classic design, the timepiece is packed with an ...

Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5968A Orange Strap

Aqua Not The introduction from Patek Philippe for their new sport chronograph came as quite a surprise, not because of the continued brilliance in design and function, but in the striking orange color.  Bright orange accents showcased on the dial, coupled with the bright orange strap has certainly opened eyes to the brand.  Is the ...

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph

Classy Casual Patek Philippe is stepping up to attract younger clients, and working to deliver a classy yet casual style. The new Aquanaut Chronograph captures time/date, travel time and a self-winding chronograph, but embraces the casual bright attention with the orange accents and orange rubber strap. The 5980 Nautilus caliber is used for the timepiece ...

Patek Philippe 5172G Chronograph Watch

Collector Dreams  The classic Patek Philippe 5172G Chronograph is a timepiece that immediately makes the list for any collector looking for exquisite high-end chronographs. This beauty is crafted in a white gold 41mm case that measures 11.45mm thick, features a box sapphire crystal, expertly designed round guilloche pushers and three tier lugs. Still powered by ...

Patek Philippe Ref. 5212A Calatrava Weekly Calendar Watch Hands On

Taking rich moments from a historical ancestor, the Patek Philippe 5212A Calatrava Weekly Calendar Watch is full of surprises. Taking a step away from the precious metal cases the brand is well known for, this timepiece stands supreme with a stainless steel case. The dynamic watch boasts a sector dial, a very striking handwritten font ...

Patek Philippe Ladies Calatrava Watch

Patek Philippe is certainly a brand that needs no introduction and one that has highly sought after timepieces. The timepieces are exceptional in quality and beauty. This new piece, ladies’ Calatrava is one of the most exquisite watches the brand has created. The timeless perfection that this watch captures, and named after a Arabic castle that was recovered from the Moslems in 1147 by the King of Castile, Alfonso VII, also known as el Emperador. The name originates from the cross that bears the same name, the cruciform symbol that was used on the banners carried by knights who defended the country. That same symbol that became the trademark for the brand, and this collection that played a very significant role in their history.

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 6006G Watch

When you think simple understated elegance, and you combine that with quality and excellence, you get the Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 6006G Watch. The brand crafted this design originally in 1991 with the Ref. 5000 and surprised everyone with sales and style. While inspired by the previous timepiece, the release of the Ref 6000 in 2005 took the next step in functionality adding a radial date display, and increased the size to 37mm. These successes brought us to the beautiful new watch that graces this collection today.

Patek Philippe’s most expensive watch

Among the famous brands of Swiss watches Patek Philippe is a special brand. At that time, as the other brands in an effort to win more fans to develop a revolutionary model and implement new marketing moves, the firm Patek Philippe looks at the whole fuss as if from outside, from the height of its pedestal. And it is reasonable, because it is - the brand for the elite.

Top-4 chronograph with manual winding

Today we have prepared for you a selection of the four most prestigious traditional hand-wound chronograph on the market. Their names should not be surprising: Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Breguet and A. Lange & Sohne. They are among the elite watch, model prices range from 50,200 to 87,100 dollars, each of them designed for collectors of high level. We invite you to compare each of the products.

The legend of Patek Philippe

The history of Patek Philippe, is a story of unique developments, patents and records. The double name of Patek Philippe etched in world history of watchmaking families two founders of the case - Antoine Norbert de Patek, a Polish nobleman, who emigrated to Switzerland, and Adrien Philippe, a young French watchmaker, became Patek’s partner in 1845. It is fair to mention that Patek founded another watchmaking studio in 1839 in Poland, together with Francois Capek, a Czech watchmaker who had settled in Poland. But true fame to company has brought the winder, the first patent of the company, in the form in which it exists today. Adrien Philippe came up with this idea. In addition, the company owns the historic invention patent for sliding windup spring mechanism that prevents damage from excessive plant, production of the first Swiss watches in 1868, a patent for a perpetual calendar mechanism (1889), the first wrist chronograph (1927) and many others. On account of Patek Philippe several historic and unique models that have become collector's exclusive.