Patek Philippe – The Last Family-Owned Independent Genevan Watch Manufacturer
Since 1839 without interruption, Patek Philippe has been perpetuation the tradition of Genevan watchmaking. As the last 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 the vision of it’s founders Antoine Norbert de Patek (1839) and Adrien Philippe (1845).
Independence, tradition, innovation, quality and craftsmanship, rarity, value, aesthetics, service, emotion and legacy are the fundamental values of the Genevan watchmaker. Patek Philippe has always aimed for perfection by creating timepieces of unrivalled quality and reliability, the uniqueness and exclusiveness of which makes them rare and precious pieces, a unique legacy to be handed down from one generation to the next.
The Company Today
Patek Philippe S.A. today comprises the main workshops at Plan-les-Ouates, with its administrative headquarters, research activities into new technologies, development of new mechanisms, the creation division, the movement component manufacturing workshops, and all the watchmaking activities from design to delivery, including after – sales service and restoration; the case and bracelet workshops in Perly; the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva, and the exclusive Patek Philippe Salons in Geneva, Paris, and London. Patek Philippe also owns eight partner companies outside the Canton of Geneva.