Tagged Patek Philippe

Are you a Rolex or a Patek?

CNN recently did a simplified customer profile of what a typical customer for a Rolex is versus one who would wear a Patek Philippe. It was enough of a lightening rod to spark a mini debate in its comment section that was mildly entertaining: Mehren Adeli “Since when Rolex is compared with Patek? You can…

Patek Philippe Baselworld 2014

At this year’s fair, Patek Philippe presented its first timepiece to combine a dual time zone with a chronograph which is cased in a Nautilus designed case. The Nautilus design was first launched in 1976 and was inspired by the shape of a porthole. Hence, the new watch is christened the Nautilus Travel Time Chronograph.…

Watch of the Year

Bulgari Octo Bi-Retrograde Every year, for the past 17 years, the magazine Montres Passion has been awarding the Watch of the year prize by selecting the winners from among forty finalists. These finalists are selected from hundreds of watches that became available in the Swiss market during the previous year and then are further scrutinized by a jury of watchmaking professionals. For this year, the Octo Bi-Retrograde steel-ceramic by Bulgari was selected as the winner. The second prize went to the Annual Calendar by Patek Philippe (Ref. 5205) and the third to the Miss Golden Bridge of Corum. The Corum…