Posts tagged with : "Patek Philippe"

 

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

This is my deep insight into the Patek Philippe Grandmaster Chime Ref. 5175

It took 100,000 hours to develop the Grandmaster Chime, its movement consists of 1366 parts, 20 complications are packed into a 47,4/16,1 mm rose gold case. The price: 2.500.000 CHF. Discover the watch on 8 pages with dozens of pictures…

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175th anniversary of Patek Philippe … First pictures of the watches presented yesterday evening in Geneva

175th anniversary of Patek Philippe … First pictures of the watches presented yesterday evening in Geneva

Due to the fact that it is already pretty late and I will have to get up very early today to catch my flight home I will “only” quickly show you first pictures of the watches I saw. More will come during the day…

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Happy Birthday Patek Philippe!

Happy Birthday Patek Philippe!

Patek Philippe was founded the 1. May 1839 by Antoni Patek and František Czapek as the Patek, Czapek & Cie. in Geneva. In 1845 the contract that binds Czapek and Patek is not renewed…

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Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

Ulysse Nardin again conducts pioneering work

With the Ulysse Anchor Escapement the still privately owned manufacturer Ulysse Nardin based in Le Locle and La Chaux-de-Fonds in the Swiss Jura again proves that there is room for improvement.

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Baselworld 2014: The new Rolex Syloxi silicon hairspring

Baselworld 2014: The new Rolex Syloxi silicon hairspring

In my reports coming from Baselworld I mentioned that Rolex had introduced its proper silicon hairspring called Syloxi in a ladies model. Rolex did this very quietly with no additional information available at that time. Today I can offer you the first official information.

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Baselworld 2014: Interview with Thierry Stern, President and Owner of Patek Philippe

Baselworld 2014: Interview with Thierry Stern, President and Owner of Patek Philippe

This is an interesting interview with Thiery Stern I can offer you this afternoon. We have been talking about the new collections and of course about the 175th anniversary of Patek Philippe this year.

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Baselworld 2014: Photos taken from the Patek Philippe novelties

Baselworld 2014: Photos taken from the Patek Philippe novelties

I already presented you the two major Patek Philippe novelties today. Now I have a punch of pictures for you I just took at the new Patek Philippe booth. Please enjoy them…

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Baselworld 2014: First impressions from the show and the all new Patek Philippe booth

Baselworld 2014: First impressions from the show and the all new Patek Philippe booth

Baselworld 2014 is still closed for the public and will only open its doors tomorrow. But I can offer you already first pictures just taken from the Patek Philippe booth and some first impressions also from Rolex…

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Baselworld 2014: Two ticking surprises provided by Patek Philippe

Baselworld 2014: Two ticking surprises provided by Patek Philippe

Who would have expected to see the Annual Calendar Chronograph in a steel case and to see such a cool Nautilus? Respect! Please click on “read more” to get full story…

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Baselword 2014: What´s next?

Baselword 2014: What´s next?

Due to the embargoes I have to respect in the moment I cannot publish any news for you. But I have a firework scheduled for you starting the 26.03.2014 at 00:00 CET.

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Pre-Baselworld 2014: Patek Philippe will reveal its new booth at Baselworld

Pre-Baselworld 2014: Patek Philippe will reveal its new booth at Baselworld

An innovative, functional and futuristic booth to illustrate the brand’s core values, showcase its products in a modern yet timeless environment, and provide a functional yet traditional work space.

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Please continue “voting” directly at the blog´s Poll by validating my three simple questions per watch brand

Please continue “voting” directly at the blog´s Poll by validating my three simple questions per watch brand

Your reactions and comments are overwhelming, I knew I can count on you. Please continue “voting”. And, why not telling some of your friends about my new “Poll” and the blog?

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There is a new poll online! Four AAA-watch-brands … Is this true? Please choose up to three of the statements (every combination is possible) and “vote”

There is a new poll online! Four AAA-watch-brands … Is this true? Please choose up to three of the statements (every combination is possible) and “vote”

Please validate up to three of the statements and “vote” for you favorite combination. How do you perceive them? Let me know!

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Well-done Patek Philippe! The Institute Shanghai is the brands newest commitment to customer service.

Well-done Patek Philippe! The Institute Shanghai is the brands newest commitment to customer service.

Patek Philippe believes that the skills required to service, repair and restore Patek Philippe watches are much the same as those required to make one.

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Cool or not cool? Bamford Watch Department and Blaken changing the look of iconic models. How far should individualization go?

Cool or not cool? Bamford Watch Department and Blaken changing the look of iconic models. How far should individualization go?

I see more and more individual designed Rolex. To black existing watch models out and to individualize them seems to be a growing business. Do the manufacturers miss a lucrative business? What do you think?  

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After SIHH and Baselworld, what are the most looked-for and wanted wristwatch novelties 2013?

After SIHH and Baselworld, what are the most looked-for and wanted wristwatch novelties 2013?

I was on the phone the last days asking round the globe some of the most important retailers always this one question. Here are the top three most looked-for and wanted wristwatch novelties of the year 2013.

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Facts, figures and insights about the Hamburg based Wempe KG

Facts, figures and insights about the Hamburg based Wempe KG

I am not sure if all of you know who Wempe is and how the German jeweler is performing worldwide. I promise you, when you read this you will be amazed…

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Let´s play a mind game …

Let´s play a mind game …

This is just a conceptual sketch, since it´s not even a rumor.

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Baselworld 2013 … The Patek Philippe novelties

Baselworld 2013 … The Patek Philippe novelties

Here come the Patek Philippe novelties. I have been able to take my own pictures of the major novelties. I do now invite you to discover them …

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The new Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5227 presented at Baselworld 2013

The new Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 5227 presented at Baselworld 2013

Equipped with the self-winding caliber 324 SC this new Calatrava Ref. 5227 is definitely a must-have-watch. Please discover more details of this particular watch here …

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