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Pushing the Boundaries of Watchmaking: Patek Philippe Advanced Research

Looking closely at the remarkably innovative spirit of Patek Philippe, one comes to the conclusion that the slogan of the Geneva-based manufacture should be “Vorsprung durch Technik” (or in English, “Innovation through technology”), Audi’s catchy mantra. But the horology house’s…

Patek Philippe 5470P-001: Tenths of a Second Monopusher Chronograph

The Patek Philippe 5470P-001 makes it possible to measure tenths of a second – a first for the manufacture. For intuitive reading of the time measurement, two hands make their rounds on the dial. The watch comes in a platinum…

Watches & Wonders 2022: This Years Novelties we Have (Not) Fallen For

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation.  Watches & Wonders Edition Philippe: So, are you also feeling relieved after Watches & Wonders? Alexander: Why? Philippe: Well, if…

Hands-On: First Impressions of The Patek Philippe Novelties 2022 (With Live Pics) – Could They be Any Cooler?

To any fan of watchmaking, a trade show like Watches & Wonders is the same as what a visit to the toy store is to a child: way too much of everything the heart desires, and touches our very soul.…

Part 2: Watch Year 2022 – New Models, New Hopes

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation. Alexander: Zenith has unveiled the Defy Skyline, a pretty great version of a three-hand watch with a metal bracelet, and…

Patek Philippe Run-Out List 2022: These 22 Models Will Be Discontinued

Year after year, the so-called Patek Philippe Run-Out List causes a stir in January. Jewelers and authorized dealers receive this list, which names the models that will soon no longer be available. Last year, news made the rounds that the…

Swisswatches Magazine 24 Days of Christmas: Top Watches of 2021

It’s been another extraordinary year for us all, and the watch world is no exception. That is why the Swisswatches team sat down once more to comprise a list of our top watches of 2021. From horological giant OMEGA to…

Part 1: The Patek Philippe “Advanced Research” Fortissimo Ref. 5750P

They love timepieces and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation. The elephant in the room Philippe: You can’t talk about Patek Philippe’s new Advanced Research Minute Repeater without first talking…

The Patek Philippe “Advanced Research” Fortissimo Ref. 5750P With Sound Amplification

Patek Philippe is renowned for the sound quality of its minute repeaters. The manufacture now presents the Patek Philippe “Advanced Research” Fortissimo Ref. 5750P with an innovation that increases the volume of the striking mechanism. For this purpose, the watch…

The Most Expensive Patek Philippe Wristwatches of All Time

Patek Philippe watches are never cheap – but just how expensive can they get? We took a journey back through time to uncover the most expensive Patek Philippe wristwatches ever to sell at auction. Let’s climb our way up the…

The History of The Patek Philippe World Time Watches

A function on its own is never everything. This is not exclusive to watchmaking, but it is particularly true here. Take a watch, for example, with which you can dive thousands of meters deep (at least if you wanted to,…

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New Nautilus With Tiffany Dial: Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-018 “Tiffany & Co”

Patek Phillipe presents a special version of the Nautilus to celebrate its long-standing partnership with Tiffany & Co. The Patek Philippe Nautilus 5711/1A-018 “Tiffany & Co” bears a dial in Tiffany blue and refers to the partnership with the lettering…