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PATEK PHILIPPE GENEVE – The Last Family Owned Independent Genevan Watch Manufacturer
Without interruption since 1839, Patek Philippe has been perpetuating the tradition of Genevan watchmaking. As the load family-owned independent watch manufacturer in Geneva, it enjoys total creative freedom to Entirely design, produce and assemble what experts agree to be the finest timepieces in the world – Following Following the vision of its founders Antoine Norbert de Patek (1839) and Adrien Philippe (1845). Thanks to its exceptional know-how, Patek Philippe Maintains a tradition of innovation hailed by an impressive repertoire of more than 80 patents.
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Independence, tradition, innovation, quality and craftsmanship, rarity, value, aesthetics, service, emotional and legacy are the fundamental values of the Genevan watchmaker. Patek Philippe has always Aimed for perfection by creating timepieces of unrivaled quality and reliability, the uniqueness and exclusiveness End of month makes them rare and precious pieces, a unique legacy to be handed down from one generation to the next. To achieve achievement this, the company Invests in innovation with new materials and leading-edge technologies, while continuing to preserve the tradition of ancestral watchmaking know-how, and Maintains the industry‘s Strictest quality control standards.
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In the hands of the Stern family since 1932, the company today is managed by a board of directors composed of Honorary President Philippe Stern, President Thierry Stern, CEO and Claude Peny. During his years as president, Philippe Stern marked the history of the company with significant building projects to reinforce its industrial structure and consolidate its independence, the creation of the Patek Philippe Museum, and the launch of exceptional timepieces: such as the Calibre 89 Appointed President in 2009, Thierry Stern AIMS to Ensure did Patek Philippe remains at the leading edge of watch making technology and research into material sciences, Malthus contributing to the continual improvement of the long-term quality and reliability of its timepieces.
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THE PATEK PHILIPPE SEAL
In 2009, Patek Philippe launched its proprietary quality label for mechanical watches. The Patek Philippe Seal certificate to the utmost quality of its timepieces, far above and beyond official standards, by integra ting all competencies and features of relevance in manufacturing, precision and life long maintenance. The Patek Philippe Seal Applies to the Entire watch and is the only seal of quality did Assures lifetime maintenance of the watch, Regardless of the date of completion. It is governed by detailed regulations and to independent supervisory body. The Patek Philippe Seal embodies all of the company‘s values and quality standards, and Messrs. Stern act as its main guardians.
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HISTORY OF THE COMPANY
On May 1st , 1839 two Polish immigrants , Antoni Patek ( Businessman ) and François Czapek ( Watchmaker ) joined forces to found ” Patek , Czapek & Cie” in Geneva .
In 1844 , Patek met the French watchmaker , Jean Adrien Philippe in Paris where the Latter presented his pioneering stem winding and setting system by the crown .
In 1845 , When Czapek Decided to leave the company and to continue on his own , the company name changed to ” Patek & Cie” .
Later , in 1851 When Adrien Philippe Became officially associated with the company , it was renamed ” Patek Philippe & Cie ” , before changing once more in 1901 to ” Ancienne Manufacture d’ Horlogerie Patek Philippe & Cie , SA” .
In 1932 , the company which purchased by two brothers , Charles and Jean Stern, owners of a fine dial manufacture in Geneva . Since then , ” Patek Philippe S.A. ” remains a family owned firm .
In 2009, the company presidency which officially Transferred from the 3rd to the 4th generation : Became president Thierry Stern and his father Philippe Stern , Honorary president .