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Astonishing movie: making the Patek Philippe Grand Master Chime

Patek Philippe celebrated its 175th one week ago in Geneva. The absolute star of the party was the $2.5 million, ultra complicated Grand Master Chime, Patek’s most complicated wristwatch to date. Just how complicated it is becomes very clear in this astonishing movie. Get yourself a drink, propose a toast to Patek Philippe and enjoy the show.

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Chopard Mille Miglia x Porsche Club of America

Chopard celebrates 25 years as sponsor of the Mille Miglia in 2014, while the Porsche Club of America celebrates 60 years of existence in 2015. Both represent incredible milestones in the history of the world of automobiles.

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Patek Philippe – 175th anniversary (continued)

Yes. Of course there was more. When you celebrate your 175th anniversary you don't just stop with the main course. You must serve dessert too. And Patek Philippe did just that. And then some. The already mentioned ref. 5175 was of course a show-stopper. But the ref. 5275 Chiming Jump Hour of platinum was also worth taking a closer look at. So I did.

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Patek Philippe ref. 5175 Grandmaster Chime

Patek Philippe 175th anniversary: ref. 5175 Grandmaster Chime

How do you celebrate your 175th birthday, when already enjoying world domination as the most coveted watch brand? First of all you send out exclusive personal invitations by courier to the most influential journalists in the world, book them on a luxurious hotel in Geneva and wine and dine them while explaining what Patek Philippe is all about and show one spectacular anniversary piece after the other, each celebrating the micro mechanical expertise that the birthday child is so famous for.

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