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Patek Philippe reveals Nautilus 40th Anniversary Limited Editions

Patek Philippe reveals Nautilus 40th Anniversary Limited Editions

Today, Patek Philippe revealed two 40th anniversary limited edition versions of their famous Nautilus timepiece, paying homage to the original that was launched 40 years ago (1976). The Nautilus Ref. 5711/1P 40th Anniversary Limited Edition comes in a 40 mm diameter platinum case and the Nautilus Chronograph Ref. 5976/1G 40th Anniversary Limited Edition comes in a 44 mm diameter white gold case. There is no stainless steel model announced at this time, which is somewhat odd considering that at the…

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Baselworld 2016: Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5230

Baselworld 2016: Patek Philippe World Time Ref. 5230

This year at Baselworld, Patek Philippe debuted a new World Time replica watch (Ref. 5230), available in white or rose gold, replacing all previous models. The new timepiece has a number of subtle changes, including a new time zone dial, a slightly redesigned case, and new hands. Dubai now supplants Riyadh and Brisbane replaces Noumea. Another change involves Moscow, which switched from UTC+4 to UTC+3. In addition, Patek Philippe has updated the case with winglet-style lugs and the narrower polished…

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Patek Philippe introduces ‘Flamme’ Diamond Set Calatrava

Patek Philippe introduces ‘Flamme’ Diamond Set Calatrava

Introduced this year at Baselworld, the Calatrava Ref. 7200/200R ladies replica watch features a new gem-setting technique that utilizes staggered rows of diamonds to amplify their sparkle and brilliance. The technique called “Flamme,” has been officially registered as a trademark by Patek Philippe for the horological industry. The unique gem-setting technique is complex and requires the skilled hand of a master jeweler. Furthermore, as with all jewelry pieces, only superb, flawless Top Wessleton brilliant-cut diamonds are used, in accordance with…

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Ten facts about Patek Philippe Minute Repeaters

Ten facts about Patek Philippe Minute Repeaters

The name “Patek Philippe” is synonymous with minute repeaters. And while the company does not provide yearly production numbers, it is safe to say the number is very low. The demand for Patek Philippe minute repeaters far exceeds the supply. And so naturally, they are highly coveted amongst the world’s elite collectors, resulting in high prices at auction, in the rare instance that someone actually decides to sell one. 1- In Sept 1839, Patek Philippe made their first quarter repeater,…

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Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography

Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography

Patek Philippe has announced the release of Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography by Nicholas Folks. The hard bound book, commissioned by Patek Philippe, is a definitive work that covers the legendary replica watch company’s evolution from its formation in 1839 up until the present. Philippe Stern, the Honorary President of Patek Philippe had this to say, “I am very pleased to see the history of my family’s company come to life in this excellent volume. This is the first time…

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Patek Philippe 1518 in steel breaks all-time replica watch auction record

Patek Philippe 1518 in steel breaks all-time replica watch auction record

Over the past weekend, at the Geneva Watch Auction: FOUR, Phillips replica watch auction house sold a “trilogy” of Patek Philippe 1518s, including a 1 of 4 stainless steel version, which achieved a higher result than any other single replica watch at auction ever. The numbers speak for themselves and put in perspective the level of rarity (and demand) there is for a steel Patek Philippe, particularly a reference 1518 in steel. The yellow gold 1518 achieved $603,980 (lot 100),…

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Baselworld 2017: Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar

Baselworld 2017: Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar

In 1925, Patek Philippe debuted Ref. 97975, the world’s first wristwatch with a perpetual calendar. For almost a century, the Swiss replica watchmaker has continued to build on their reputation for producing perpetual calendar timepieces, which automatically indicate months with 28, 30, and 31 days and every four years also recognizes the 29th of February as a leap day. In fact, the only adjustment will need to be made in 2100, as it is a secular year according to the…

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Jonah Hill wears Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711 on Tonight Show

Jonah Hill wears Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711 on Tonight Show

Last week, on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Jonah Hill talked about how he accidentally sent Drake his food diary, instead of his doctor, as you can see in the video clip below. More importantly, though, he did so while wearing a stainless steel Patek Philippe Nautilus (Ref. 5711/1A-010), which is part of the current collection. Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-010, stainless steel As a celebrity who can virtually afford any replica watch he wants, it shows excellent taste choosing…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5396G Hands-On

Patek Philippe Ref. 5396G Hands-On

This year at Baselworld, Patek Philippe introduced two new versions of the Ref. 5396 Annual Calendar – which was previously only available with baton-shaped applied hour markers – with two new versions replacing the indexes with Breguet-style Arabic applied numerals. One version is in rose gold with a silvery opaline dial (Ref. 5396R-012), and the other in white gold with a gray dial (Ref. 5396G-014). The case has stayed the same at 38.5 mm in diameter and with a fully…

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Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar Hands-On

Patek Philippe Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar Hands-On

One of the most interesting introductions from Patek Philippe this year was the all-new Ref. 5320G Perpetual Calendar, which we wrote about last month. Distinguished by its three-tiered lugs, which were inspired by historical Ref. 2405, the 5320 is powered by familiar automatic perpetual calendar movement – caliber 324 S Q. Presented in a sleek 40 mm x 11.13 mm white gold case, with 21 mm interlug width, and a total lug-to-lug length of 47.98 mm, one thing remains the…

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