manufacture

Video: Patek Philippe – Birth of a legend

This video hopefully summarises in 9 minutes what goes on behind the scenes of the most prominent watch manufacture today. Starting from drawn designs, through to being vetted by Thierry Stern himself, to making the baseplate and other components, hand-finishing and assembly. You’ll get some insights to the high tech [...]

Rolex – House of Secrets

Most of us know what a Rolex watch is, but little know what happens in the Rolex manufacture (factory). This manufacture is clouded in secrecy and high-tech security. It is very private and never discloses any figures. It even houses its own gold foundry and produces its own lubricating oils. [...]