Category Archives: Minute Repeater

Patek Philippe Minute Repeater and Chronograph Exhibition

Patek Philippe Ref. 5074

Patek Philippe has many milestones to its name such as Gyromax balance and the Reference 1518, which was the first perpetual calendar chronograph put into production. The company is known for attempting and successfully completing the most complicated watches, never fearing taking on nearly impossible challenges. For example, there ... Read more

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Introduction: Girard-Perregaux 1966 Minute Repeater, Annual Calendar & Equation of Time

Girard-Perregaux 1966 Minute Repeater, Annual Calendar and Equation of Time

Girard-Perregaux is doing a full-blown campaign to reposition themselves as a go-to brand in haute horlogerie. More important, they are backing it up with some grand initiatives. First, they brought on Dominique Loiseau, an independent watchmaker known for his progressive thinking, to introduce the “Manifesto of Time”. Additionally, a ... Read more

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The Dragon Collection: An Astonishing Group of Rare Patek Philippes

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Coming up for auction in Hong Kong on November 28, 2012 are three watches representing the epitome of collecting. Three watches might not strike anyone as significant for a collection but these Patek Philippe pieces are truly exceptional, handpicked and carefully curated by the owner over eight years. Some collectors ... Read more

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