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The Treasured Patek Philippes Headline Christie’s Important Watches Sale

October 18, 2016

Of the 146 lots in the sale, brands range from Rolex to Breguet, Harry Winston to Jaeger-LeCoultre; styles include items with alligator straps, hundreds of diamonds, and ties to racing greats like Paul Newman. But it’s the variety of 40 historic Patek Philippe Nautilus watches—in honor of the model’s 40th anniversary—that especially caught our eye. Designed by Gérald Genta, […]

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Treasured Patek Philippes Headline Christie’s Important Watches Sale

October 11, 2016

October 19 in Dubai, Christie’s will sell more than $4 million in timepieces during its annual Important Watches sale, a bonanza famous for the depth, quality, and rarity of the lots. Here are nine of note. Of the 146 lots in the sale, brands range from Rolex to Breguet, Harry Winston to Jaeger-LeCoultre; styles include items with alligator straps, hundreds […]

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How to Buy a Vintage Watch Without Getting Swindled

October 6, 2016

That Perfect Vintage Watch You may have had your eye on a fantastic vintage timepiece that has caught your eye online. But how do you buy a vintage timepiece, which are typically priced in the thousands of dollars, without getting fleeced? Watch collecting used to be a hand-to-hand, in-person, private affair, but with the internet, […]

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Patek Philippe Introduced Two New Watches for Nautilus Fanatics

October 3, 2016

The Nautilus watch from Patek Philippe was introduced in 1976 as the first sports watch for the brand in its 137-year history. It was the brainchild of Philippe Stern, then an executive at his father’s brand (and now, in 2016, its owner). He was an avid sailor who liked to compete in regattas on Lake Geneva. With […]

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The Christies to Auction 40 Patek Philippe Watches

July 15, 2016

[Video]: Patek Philippe’s 175th Anniversary Edition Watch Come fall, Christie’s will host a special sale to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the most iconic Patek Philippe watches—the Nautilus. The renowned British auction house has scheduled sales in four major locations across the globe—namely Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, and New York—October onwards, going on […]

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Patek Philippe’s 175th Anniversary Edition Watch

July 15, 2016

[Video]: Patek Philippe’s 175th Anniversary Edition Watch Come fall, Christie’s will host a special sale to mark the 40th anniversary of one of the most iconic Patek Philippe watches—the Nautilus. The renowned British auction house has scheduled sales in four major locations across the globe—namely Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, and New York—October onwards, going on […]

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Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Ref: 4948

Elegant Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Women’s Complicated Watch

June 8, 2016

It is one of the most iconic complications  of Patek Philippe. With precious and refined design, it is an ideal choice for women. By melding forward-looking design and sought-after horological complications, Patek Philippe has created a totally unusual timepiece: the Annual Calendar Chronograph.  The dial, inspired by the 2010 Annual Calendar, sports an inimitable face […]

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Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5164R-001 Hands On

April 30, 2016

The new Aquanaut Travel Time Ref. 5164R-001 was presented at Baselworld 2016 last March. The new version of this casually elegant dual time model, launched in 2011 in stainless steel, comes in a rose gold case beautifully combined to a warm-toned brown dial. The case, with its gently rounded octagonal shape, has a diameter of […]

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Patek Philippe Perpetual Calendar Chronograph Blue Ref.5270

February 9, 2016

Patek Philippe introduced a new color to its “entry-level” perpetual calendar chronograph, a white gold case with a blue dial At the 2014 Baselworld watch fair.  Patek Philippe has been associated with perpetual calendar chronographs for several decades now. Not only was Patek the first to unite both complications in a wristwatch , but the […]

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Front of Patek Philippe Calatrava Travel Time reference 5524

Classic Patek Philippe Calatrava Travel Time Pilot Watch

December 22, 2015

Patek Philippe launched a new pilot’s watch this year. The Patek watch comes from travel theme- Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524. Patek Philippe’s Ref. 5524 Calatrava Pilot Travel Time is a decidedly masculine watch that aptly symbolizes the conquest of the skies by aircraft and the conquest of the wrist by wristwatches. This […]

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