Patek Philippe is one of the most distinguished names among fine Swiss watchmakers. The company was founded in 1839 in Geneva by Francois Czapek and Antoine Norbert de Patek. The goal was to create the most luxurious watches the world had seen. Patek Philippe: The Impossible Collection is a 212-page book showcasing Patek Philippe’s most groundbreaking innovations, rare timepieces, and legendary favorites.
The company made less than 1 million total watches since 1839, and they’re all sought-after by collectors around the globe. This book features 100 of the most legendary ones.
Patek Philippe: The Impossible Collection includes rare photographs provided by the most eminent collectors as well as more than 180 illustrations. The book, published by Assouline, was compiled by Fabienne Reybaud, a renowned editor in the luxury industry. She headed the jewelry and watches department of Le Figaro for 25 years and now works as an independent journalist and author. She authored Watches: The Ultimate Guide, Chanel: Jewelry and Watches, Jewelry Guide: The Ultimate Compendium, Rolex: The Impossible Collection, and several others published by Assouline. Patek Philippe: The Impossible Collection is available now on the Assouline website, just in time for the holidays.
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