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Patek Philippe

Elegant timepieces that combine the latest technology with traditional watchmaking techniques and the spirit of innovation

Patek Philippe has long been a household name in the world of fine watch-making, being the only company to adhere to the specs of the Geneva Seal – the strictest specifications in the world. Their unparalleled renown and prestige of their models has led to the undisputed supremacy of their timepieces in every respect.

Independence and total creative freedom lie at the heart of the Patek Philippe and shape the brand’s vision for continuity, durability and trustworthiness. Faithful to the noble artisanal techniques, its in-house watchmakers and craftsmen combine timelessly elegant designs with advanced mechanical functionality, long-term reliability and precision to push back the frontiers of the watchmaking art through its achievements at the cutting edge of innovation.

Patek Philippe’s watches have always conceived as exclusive creations whose development process and in the long months of crafting and finishing give them a cult status. Designed as works of art, they reflect absolute mechanical perfection and mathematical precision while establishing a harmonious combination of personality and discretion, elegance and an aristocratic touch. Their revered collections Calatrava, Gondolo, Aquanaut, Nautilus and Twenty~4 as well as the infamous Nautilus line are inspired by simple, strong, refined lines that have become classics.

Perpetuating a unique heritage, the Swiss brand demonstrates a strong bond with its roots in the continuous pursuit of technical advancement and passion for watchmaking. Male and female models of the timepieces are constantly revisited and re-imagined to deliver a new iconic endline of singular elegance and timeless modernity. Patek Philippe’s horological excellence has become a standard of its own in the world of fine watchmaking and demonstrates an unparalleled level of expertise and craftsmanship that bring subtle elements, such as texture and substance to life via centuries-old techniques and traditions.

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Calatrava mounted on grey gold with baguette diamonds
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Gondolo mounted on grey gold with diamonds
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Aquanaut mounted on rose gold with diamonds 
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Nautilus Mounted on rose gold paved with diamonds
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Twenty-4 mounted on grey gold paved with diamonds
Antoni Patek starts making pocket watches in Geneva.
1839
Patek joins with the French watchmaker Adrien Philippe, inventor of the key-less winding mechanism.
1845
The launch of the Patek Philippe brand, supplying its watches to Queen Victoria and her consort, Prince Albert.
1851
Creation of the Henry Graves Supercomplication timepiece.
1933
The brand introduces its iconic Nautilus collection.
1976
Patek creates one of the most complicated mechanical watches ever made - the Calibre 89.
1989
The company introduces the silicon escapement wheel to the industry.
2005
A platinum Patek Philippe tourbillon wristwatch makes the world record as the most expensive modern wristwatch sold at Hong Kong Sotheby's.
2008
A Patek Philippe wristwatch becomes the most expensive to be sold at auction. Patek Philippe introduces its first triple complication wristwatch with a chronograph.
2010