TWO RICHLY ILLUSTRATED BOOKS OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY IN A SLIPCASE
Volume 1 - The Emergence of the Watch (Antique collection) - 103 pages
Volume 2 - The Quest for the Perfect Watch (Patek Philippe Collection) - 103 pages
A selection from more than 3 000 exhibits on display at the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva, among the most precious pieces in watchmaking history. These precious timepieces have been passionately assembled over a period of more than 40 years by Philippe Stern, the company's Honorary President.
Peter Friess, Director of the Patek Philippe Museum, offers expert curatorial insights into the collections and creates a historical context for these masterpieces. From the collection of historic timepieces featuring the first wearable timepieces dating back to the 16th century to the innovative milestones in Patek Philippe's portfolio since its founding in 1839, all the watches in these books are artfully reproduced to showcase their beauty and precision - you can almost hear them ticking. These incomparable mechanisms are not only presented for themselves. They also offer an insight into the exciting cultural history of the last 500 years. The layout, book design and content of these magnificently illustrated books meet the highest professional standards and are in keeping with the excellence of the Patek Philippe brand - they are the perfect books for the perfect watch.
Edition : 2022