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Patek Philippe Watches

Patek Philippe is one of the very few exceptional Swiss watch dealers that could be legitimately crowned as the kings of the highest-level watch making in the world. Producing the most expensive watches in the world, Patek Philippe watches are world famous for their excellence, surpassing all known standards of watch making since its founding. Let us look at the history and the most outstanding Patek Philippe watch models of the brand, alongside its availability.



Patek Philippe & Co. (PP) is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer founded in 1851, located in Geneva and the Vallée de Joux. It designs and manufactures timepieces and movements including some of the most complicated mechanical watches.

Patek Philippe was founded by Polish immigrant watch maker Antoni Patek in Geneva, Vallée du Joux in 1839. The company got its recent name when Patek decided to join forces with French watch maker Adrien Philippi who was the inventor of the keyless winding mechanism in watches. The company Patek Philippi Co. was founded in 1851. Patek Philippe is a privately held company owned by the Stern family since 1932.

Patek Philippe was the pioneer and inventor of several methods used in watch making such as the perpetual calendar, the split second hand, the chronograph or the minute repeater. Patek Philippe has been dealing with mechanical movements for over 150 years and its one of the very few who actually work with their own watch components. Each Patek Philippe watch is the example of excellence and brand, therefore Patek Philippe has an extremely large customer base all around the world, contrary to the fact that the brand produces the most expensive watches in the world. The brand is famous for producing the best and finest overcomplicated watches in the world.

The Supercomplication: this is a one-piece wonder, which was sold for a record price in 1999. The watch has altogether 24 functions.

5002 Sky Moon Tourbillon: this is a one-piece edition made out of platinu the selling of which made world record in 2008 sold for 11,75 Million HK Dollars at Sotheby’s.

Calibre 89: created in 1989 and it is one of the most complicated wristwatch ever made with its 39 complications, most of which have never been including in a wristwatch ever.

Patek Philippe deals with the production of a huge number of collections for men and women including overly elegant watches with form and decoration of great diversity. Their elite collections can be found in their Complications and Grande Complications collections. You can also still buy Patek Philippe pocket watches from the brand’s collection.

The one authorised Patek Philippe watch dealer of in South Africa is located in Johannesburg and it’s called Watch and Jewellery Gallery and it is located at Nelson Mandela Square of Sandton. Being overly sophisticated wristwatches, all Patek Philippe watch needs utmost care and carefulness while wearing. The Johannesburg salon also deals with repair and warranties in case anything happens with your Patek Philippe watch.
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