Tag: Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe’s Lunar Complications For Ladies

Few watch complications are poetic and charming, yet technical, as indication of the phase of the moon. The moon phase is self-explanatory, one can both see and keep track of how the moon waxes and wanes over a month, yet also magical, for gazing at the moon creates a brief moment when time stops. If … Continued

Patek Philippe 4947 and 4948

Four Lesser Known Watches From Big Brands Worth Considering

To the majority of watch collectors, certain brands are known for certain watches. Rolex is all about steel sport watches like the Submariner, Omega is all about the “First Watch on the Moon” Speedmaster chronograph, and Audemars Piguet is all about the octagonal Royal Oak. What many watch collectors tend to overlook are timepieces offered … Continued

Patek Philippe 5200G

How We Came To Tell Time Around The World

There has never been as wide a variety of complicated timepieces as there is today. From perpetual calendars to column wheel chronographs, all the way to exotic multi-axis tourbillons, watchmakers go all out to prove their prowess while pleasing ever more demanding clientele. However, there is one complication that may be more useful today than … Continued

Patek Philippe Ref 5130

Patek Philippe Forever – Explaining The Perpetual Calendars

Every mechanical watch is capable of a simple yet incredible feat: tracking the intangible passing of time with tiny gears and springs. While a fascination with this fact endures in the heart of every watch enthusiast, it is also natural to seek a watch that is clever, more complex, and yet more useful. The answer … Continued

Patek Philippe 520G-001

Top Picks From Only Watch 2017

As highly anticipated as watch fairs like Baselworld and SIHH may be, they sometimes rarely measure up to the fun factor that the biennial Only Watch auction offers. Especially if it’s unique timepieces created by some of the most important manufactures and independents are what you are after. Organized by Christie’s and held under the … Continued

Hublot Big Bang Unico Sapphire Usain Bolt Only Watch 2017
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