chronograph

Grail #1: The Patek 5270G (001 to be specific)

Patek Philippe perpetual calendar chronographs are one of the most sought after and collectible timepieces. Famous pieces such as the Ref. 1518 and 2499′s commanding $1 million and above, it’s pretty easy to see why enthusiasts are so eager to seek Patek’s perpetual calendar chronographs. The 5270 succeeded from where the 5970 [...]
By |April 22nd, 2015|Guides|0 Comments

Baselworld 2014: Patek Philippe’s surprises for the year

In 2013,rumours circulated that Patek Philippe would put an end to the production for their hugely popular 5960 watch that was the manufactures first in-house automatic chronograph. That was largely true until they officially announced that all precious metal versions of the 5960 annual calendar automatic chronograph, however they would introduce a [...]
By |April 2nd, 2014|News|0 Comments

Buy now while you can: Discontinued Patek Philippe’s

Speculation perhaps? From a reliable source it has been advised that Patek Philippe will look to stop manufacturing some of its iconic models, in particular the 5960 chronograph that has been around since 2006. Even the much loved 5170 and 5270 are on the chopping block. As with all good things, [...]
By |October 19th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Video: The Amazing JLC Extreme Lab 2

Forget a fancy Richard Mille and have a serious think about the JLC Extreme Lab 2. Check out this video courtesy of The Watch Enthusiast. Key things to note about this watch that are extremely impressive: high tech construction and use of materials such as titanium, vanadium and ceramic lubrication [...]
By |August 23rd, 2013|News|0 Comments

Basel 2013: Patek Philippe Highlights

Basel 2013 was another event that many Patek Philippe enthusiasts were waiting for. Patek may have disappointed some as it was focussed on slight variations to existing models. Nonetheless, they unveiled some very nice models such as the 5227 Calatrava, a new 8-day Gondolo, and a variation to the popular [...]
By |May 14th, 2013|News|0 Comments