Patek Philippe represents the highest level of Swiss watchmaking. The Patek Philippe brand and Calatrava seal represent the highest standards of workmanship and quality; Patek Philippe produces the finest mechanical timepieces in the world. Patek Philippe's Men’s collection includes Calatrava, Nautilus, Aquanaut, and Gondolo - all available in a range from time-only styles to grand complications including perpetual calendars and minute repeaters. Patek Philippe also offers a comprehensive selection of quartz and mechanical watches for women. The quartz Twenty-4 collection is the popular selection for ladies. Worn by royalty, such as Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Princess Louise of Denmark and even Hussein Kamel of Egypt, Patek Philippe is widely regarded as the most prestigious maker of luxury watches in the industry. Today, the timepieces are coveted by the wealthy, including celebrities, royals, and others who demand quality and refinement in their accessories.
The History of Patek Philippe WatchesCredited with making the first wristwatch in 1898, Patek Philippe was launched in 1839 by Francois Czapek, a watchmaker, and Antonit Patek, a businessman, who were both Polish immigrants. The original watch crafted by Patek Philippe included a split-seconds hand, perpetual calendar, minute repeater and chronograph. For a company considered new and up-and-coming, this was an impressive feat at the time. In 1932, the company was purchased by the Stern family, and Patek has evolved and come quite a far way from its humble beginnings. In fact, in 2002 alone, the company produced more than 40,000 watches. Today, Patek Philippe watches are still sold for high prices due to their intricate mechanical features and unique look.
What Make Patek Philippe Watches so Appealing?While the history and precision timekeeping offered by Patek Philippe watches is appealing, today, this is one of the most well-known brands around the globe. Having been donned on the wrists of celebrities and royals alike, this brand of wristwatch denotes exquisite taste and an appreciation for the finer things in life.
Why Buy Pre-Owned Patek Philippe Watches?When you purchase pre-owned Patek Philippe watches, you can find newer versions of the timepieces, as well as some of the classic, vintage options that are no longer in production. Do you want to wear the same watch seen on Prince Albert’s wrist? Or, be able to compare your watch the high-class families in Egypt? At WatchBox, our company provides access to years of Patek Philippe models, specializing in only like-new options, to ensure you receive the exquisite timepiece you expect.