Patek Philippe will be to haute horlogerie what Rolex will be to sport swiss wrist watches: a living super star. Also as an exception: since The year 1839 the organization has constantly managed to make good on its vow to generate the most amazing and special watches on the planet. Irrespective of whether extremely elaborate or very simple, Patek swiss watches have collectors all over the world rushing to obtain the experience. However, the action will never come cheaper. Patek Philippe develops between thirty thousand and eighty-five thousand swiss watches a year. From ultra-slim models to extra-complicated pieces, the Patek collection covers every type of mechanical wrist watch, using about 26 caliber bases (mass produced in-house), for a total of roughly fifty diverse movements. Over fifty percent of the wrist watches put together by the King of Swiss watch making incorporate a wide variety of advanced additional features or are actual complication wrist watches.
It's no coincidence that the new 5 most complex pocket watches in the world are fashioned by Patek. The Henry Graves, which has been created in 1933 after eleven years of improvement, includes twenty-four complications and stays unchallenged as the most expensive watch on earth (it had been auctioned a lot more than $12 million in 2000). The Caliber 89, released in 2000, it featured twenty-one complications, along with a five-gong striking complication that reproduces all of the Westminster carillon's original melody. Fans of extra basic swiss watches will check out the Calatrava, that has epitomized the Patek Philippe model since 1932. Simplicity in its most costly form consists of a sterling silver or platinum spherical case, hour and minute indications and automatic or mechanical movement and at the very most, seconds and date display. Trust in paying around $17,400 for an 18-carat white gold case on an alligator strap.