Category Archives: Patek-Philippe

A Brief History of the Patek Philippe Nautilus

Patek Philippe Nautilus

Patek Philippe is one of the oldest and most prestigious watchmakers in the world. The company’s timepieces have been seen on world leaders’ wrists and celebrities’ wrists, and demand is so strong that wait times for a new model can stretch into years of twiddling thumbs for hopeful buyers. That said, Patek’s watches are amazing […]

The Patek Philippe 5711 is no more

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Patek Philippe is one of the oldest and most storied watchmakers in the world, and is one-third of the “Holy Trinity of Watches,” a group that also includes Audemars Piguet and Vacheron Constantin. One of Patek’s most iconic designs is no longer available, however, but it’s not a surprise. We’ve known – and Patek confirmed […]

Designing An Icon

I’d like to talk about what is perhaps THE most sought-after wristwatch on the market today, Patek-Philippe’s Nautilus. Much has been written about this model and its links to another steel watch, but to understand how we got where we are today with this model and its extended family, we need to go back further in time.

One of a Kind – Patek-Philippe: World Time

Since Patek-Philippe re-introduced their world time wristwatch in the year 2000, the cult-status of this complication has reached dizzying heights, as evidenced by watch auctions over the last 2 decades. But what really climbs the charts are the enamel and cloisonne enamel dials that reach the auction block. Why is that? And what makes them so special?

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