Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe

THE IRREPLACEABLE SKILL OF HAND-FINISHING

Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe is a Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer founded in 1839, one of the oldest watch manufacturers in the world.

Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime (Ref. 6300A-010 “Only Watch”) currently holds the title of the most expensive watch ever sold at auction (about USD 30 million).

Its watch has been finished by hand by a dedicated, trained specialist, with skills passed down through generations.

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Patek Philippe specializes in very high quality watches.
Simply put, Patek owners know that they have the very best in craftsmanship, heritage, and design sitting on their wrists. It’s said that fewer than one million Patek Philippe watches have been made since 1839

The vastly wide range in pricing between Patek Philippe watches vary based on materials, complications, popularity, and complexity.

Since 1845, it has filed more than 70 patents, including:

  • 1881: precision regulator
  • 1889: perpetual calendar mechanism
  • 1902: double chronograph
  • 1949: Gyromax balance wheel
  • 1959: mechanical watches with time zones
  • 1964: mechanical movement with peripheral rotor
  • 1985: mechanism indicating the date of Easter
  • 1996: annual calendar
  • 2000: astronomical representation mechanism