Tracing Patek Philippe’s journey, the brand exemplifies Swiss watchmaking with its exquisite, rare timepieces since 1839.
Patek Philippe has long stood as a pioneer in the luxury watch world, evolving into one of the most influential and significant Swiss watchmakers in history. With its groundbreaking innovations and exquisite craftsmanship, Patek Philippe has continuously set the standard for luxury timepieces, earning a place in the annals of horology. Patek Philippe’s successful and continuous history, along with the iconic timepieces that have defined its legacy, has been meticulously documented for the vast community of passionate collectors and enthusiasts to explore and appreciate. The luxury publication professionals at Assouline are pleased to present Patek Philippe: The Impossible Collection as the newest release to its lineup of high-end informative coffee table books.
Founded in Geneva in 1839 by Antoine Norbert de Patek and François Czapek, Polish refugees, Patek Philippe stands as the zenith of Swiss fine watchmaking. Renowned for its grand complications, Patek Philippe has been at the forefront of horological innovation. Notable achievements include the precision regulator in 1881 and the perpetual calendar mechanism in 1889. With a production of fewer than a million watches over nearly two centuries, Patek Philippe’s creations are highly coveted by collectors across the globe. Delve into the fascinating world of Patek Philippe through “Patek Philippe: The Impossible Collection.” This book features exclusive photographs and insights from prominent collectors, offering a glimpse into the legacy and excellence of Patek Philippe. Grab your own copy of Assouline’s Patek Philippe: The Impossible Collection by clicking the link below.