Patek Philippe draws an admirable amount of respect in the watch industry. The brand has mastered the art of fine watchmaking and has invested considerably in creating quality watches. Patek uses cutting edge machinery and advanced techniques in the development of its watches. While maintaining their traditional dedication to delivering high-end watches, the brand adapts to modern change and ensures that its watches adhere to the current technical and fashion standards. Due to the craftsmanship and quality of material invested in the Patek Philippe replica watches, it follows that their timepieces are quite costly. Several watches from the Swiss brand has taken luxury watches to a whole new level.
1939 Platinum World Time
Designed and crafted in 1939, the Platinum World Time is one of Patek’s finest pieces. It is a rare timepiece as only one of it was ever made. It is an innovative piece that features a unique and elegant design. One of the features that make the watch stand out is its face that features a list of 42 of the world’s major cities engraved on its face with remarkable perfection. The watch is made of platinum and features unique hour and minute hands. In 2002, the watch was worth $4.03 million.
Eric Clapton’s Patek Philippe Platinum ref. 2499/100P
The watch was launched in 1951 and became a popular choice due to its exquisitely proportioned case and stunning dial layout. The watch features a rose gold body and weighs 18k. The most notable features of the watch that makes it a favorite of many are its signature stamping, moon phase dial, and perpetual calendar. Only two models of the ref.2499 were made of platinum, and Eric Clapton owned one of them. He sold the watch for a massive $3.7 million, making it one of the most expensive Pateks.
1927 Patek Philippe Minute-Repeating Wristwatch ref. 1895
Although the watch was valued at just $600,000 before it was auctioned, it appreciated over time and became one of the most expensive timepieces from the Swiss brand. The watch has gained more than 5 times its original value and was sold for a whopping $11 million. The watch has a tonneau-like shape and is made of exceptional quality yellow gold. The dial of the watch is kept simple, with minimal features that make it neat and rather easy to read. Its hour markers are bold Arabic numerals.
The Henry Graves, Jr. Supercomplication
This watch is popular not only for its advanced movement technique but for its historical significance as well. The watch has 24 complications and features 2 stunning dials. It is one of the most sophisticated watches in the world with over 900 parts and a weight of more than 1 pound. The watch is made of 18k gold and has an efficient mechanical movement system. The watch is valued at approximately $5.71 million. It is built for functionality without losing the essence of style and durability, everything you need in a watch.