Patek Philippe Logo – Patek Philippe & Co. is a Swiss luxury watches. At present the Stern family owns the company. Its chairman is the billionaire Henri Stern .
Over the years, Patek Philippe watches have been used by a significant number of people, including members of royalty, movie stars and tycoons. It is known that the King of Spain Juan Carlos I de Borbon , usually wear on your wrist is a watch made by Swiss company.Antoni Patek started making pocket watches in 1839 in Geneva , together with his Polish counterpart Franciszek Czapek . They separated in 1844 , and in 1845 Patek joined with the French watchmaker Adrien Philippe , inventor of the keyless winding mechanism. In 1851 , he founded the Patek Philippe & Co. In 1868 , Patek Philippe made his first clock -watch. Have pioneered the perpetual calendar in two seconds, chronograph and minute repeater in watches. The company manufactured the first watches quartz and even a digital wrist watch, Ref 3414.
Henry Graves Jr. was the first owner of the world’s most expensive watch, a clock with 24 highly complex functions. He was later auctioned for 11 million U.S. dollars . Later, in 2008 , the “” Ref 5002P Sky Moon Tourbillon “was auctioned at Sotheby’s Hong Kong for about HK $ 11.75 million (HK $).