8/1/2017 / In Timepieces
Time. The very thing watchmaking brands create masterpieces to measure is what distinguishes them from each other. At the top of the list is an elite group, the Holy Trinity of horological construction.
7/25/2017 / In Timepieces
For some, watches are purely functional. You look at them, the time is more-or-less correct, and you tuck it back under your sleeve. But, watches are rich in tradition. The honored history of passing a watch down from father to son. The heirloom that lends another level of continuity through the generations.
7/20/2017 / In Timepieces
Post World War II Germany split a country in two. East Germany was controlled by the Russians. West Germany was free and democratic. In the East, time stopped. Technology was not improved. Life seemed to stand still. Even for watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne, time quite literally stopped.
7/13/2017 / In Timepieces
Patek Philippe has been a leading figure in America’s international watch market since the 1850s. Over the last one and one-half centuries Patek has crafted bold creations for American icons. Many of these masterpieces of horological history are privately owned and rarely available to public viewing. This summer, timepiece connoisseurs from around the globe will descend on New York City for The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition 2017 presented by Patek Philippe.