“You never really own a Patek Philippe, you merely take care of it for the next generation”
Such an obligating promise can only be given by a company whose unconditional commitment to create the perfect wrist watch is fuelled by passion, saviour-faire and the continuous strive for excellence.
With over 175 years of watchmaking tradition, Patek Philippe produces rare and exceptionally hand finished timepieces epitomizing quality, reliability and exclusivity not only acknowledged by their watch loving customers, but also by the watchmaking community.
By creating an environment in which the exceptional is considered to be the norm, the level of achieved craftsmanship became so high that Patek created its own quality label “The Patek Philippe Seal” in 2009. This proprietary quality seal goes beyond the standards of other seals used in the Swiss watch industry by attesting not only to the quality of the movement finish but also to the quality of the used materials, accuracy, dependability and the craftsmanship that was necessary to create and finish the whole watch.
From traditional to modern, from grand complications to contemporary timepieces and iconic wristwatches, Patek Philippe is undoubtedly in the upper echelon of watchmaking so let’s take a small peek into its history: