Tag: Patek Philippe

Patek Philippe Advanced Research

Despite the generally conservative designs of its timepieces, Patek Phillipe is nevertheless also an innovator in watchmaking. In its 178-year history, the Genevan maison has developed dozens of complications and technical improvements, such as the Gyromax balance wheel almost 70 years ago, and more recently the annual calendar complication unveiled in 1996. The innovative spirit … Continued

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Travel Time Ref 5650G Advanced Research

A Guide To Technical Standards In Watchmaking

Watchmaking has constantly sought to improve chronometry while working within the prevailing limits of material science and micromechanics. Following the Quartz Crisis, the mechanical timepiece’s re-emergence as a luxury object also saw an expanded focus on other qualities such as movement decoration. Several standards exist today to quantify and evaluate these qualities, which we will … Continued

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A Quick Guide To The 2017 Patek Philippe Collection

True to form Patek Philippe presented a diverse line-up at Baselworld 2017, the annual trade fair that’s the world’s largest watch and jewellery show. But instead of an ultra-complex wristwatch headlining the collection, Patek Philippe gave pride of place to the Aquanaut Travel Time ref. 5650G “Advanced Research” – a wristwatch that encapsulates Patek Philippe’s embrace of technology.  The fifth watch in the Advanced Research series – … Continued

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Expert’s Pick – Great Watches From Baselworld 2017

2017 may be a relatively slow year for the watch industry, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some excellent new watches collectors should be eager to get their hands on. Baselworld 2017 was marked by sensibility and refinement. In times like these the best brands spent extra time focusing on what consumers actually want. In … Continued

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