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Father’s Day Gift Guide

FathersDay2016For a man, fatherhood can be one of the most blissful events in his life. So often the joy and the sacrifice of a father goes unnoticed. Don’t let your appreciation for all he does go unnoticed. Father’s Day is the perfect time to thank him for being such a wonderful father, husband, and friend with a Swiss watch from Wixon Jewelers!

We know it’s hard to shop for the man who has everything. You know he wants a fine timepiece but with so many brands, styles, and sizes to choose from, you have NO idea where to start. We’ve put together a simple watch buying guide to help choose the perfect gift.


The Gearhead

The need for speed! There are several great options if he is a car or motorcycle enthusiast. Today, top watch brands have broadened their collections by creating unique partnerships with automobile and motorcycle companies. Parmigiani Fleurier partnered with supercar company Bugatti to create some incredible men’s watches which are adorned with the Bugatti logo. The design of the Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Aerolithe was inspired by the 1935 Bugatti Aerolithe and is an amazing timepiece. Just like driving a Bugatti, when you are wearing this watch, you will turn heads.

Parmigiani Fleurier Bugatti Aerolithe Watch

Parmigiani Fleurier – Bugatti Aerolithe


The Businessman

If dad is a business professional who often wears a suit and tie and travels on business, we suggest you start with Patek Philippe. Their men’s Calatrava collection, such as the Ref. 5196G or Ref. 5116R, are the epitome of Patek Philippe watches and a testament to their continued innovation and perfection. Their timeless and elegant design offer a watch that can be worn for decades without ever going out of style.

Patek Philippe Calatrava 5196GPatek Philippe – Ref. 5196G

Patek Philippe Mens Watch Calatrava Ref. 5116RPatek Philippe – Ref. 5116R


The Athlete

For the athletic, sports guy you need to find a timepiece that can be worn both on and off the field. Watches like the TUDOR Pelagos are designed to withstand the rigors of underwater use yet can be worn every day. A magnificent example of a tool watch and symbol of adventure, the Pelagos is one of the most complete traditional mechanical divers’ watches available today.

TUDOR – Pelagos


The Traveler

What about the world-traveling dad? He’s constantly on the go so he needs a watch that allows him to keep time in more than one location. Watches with dual time zones have a high utility value by enabling the wearer to independently read two different time zones at a glance. Parmigiani’s Tonda Hemispheres features a small dial to track dual time zones, while the Panerai Radimoir 3 Days GMT utilizes a second hour hand to display the second time zone.

Parmigiani Fleurier Tonda Hemispheres Men's Watch PFC231 Blue Steel DialParmigiani Fleurier – Tonda Hemispheres

Radiomir 3 Days GMTPanerai – Radiomir 3 Days GMT (PAM421)


The Techie

You may think that he’d rather have the latest iPhone than a fine timepiece but you might be mistaken. Fine timepieces contain many moving parts and functions which can be appreciated by techies and engineers of all kinds. A watch that possesses unique features, functions and advanced complications is truly an engineering masterpiece. The Duomètre à Chronographe by Jaeger LeCoultre is a true marvel of modern watchmaking precision. Using a concept nicknamed Dual Wing, the movement utilizes two individual watch devices that have their own supply of power but connected through one regulating mechanism.

Duométre á Quantiéme Lunaire Men's Watch by Jaeger LeCoultre in Yellow GoldJaeger LeCoultre – Duomètre à Chronographe


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For the Love of Chocolate

There’s chocolate, and then there’s chocolate. One is a simple sugary treat, the other is a sensory experience that lasts long after its sweet finish. Our philosophy at Wixon Jewelers is that true quality is found in the details. Whether it’s in the jewelry we create, the brands we carry or the chocolate we share with clients, the attention to detail is what separates the ordinary from the extraordinary. Sweets as gifts are certainly no substitute for diamonds, but we firmly believe that the best of both happily exist together in harmony. This is certainly the case when the chocolates are as divine as Mr. B’s. Their sweet treats are hand-crafted right here in Minnesota and only use the finest ingredients.

The Original Chocolatier

The Original Mr. B, Dwight Barnes, was born and raised in rural Minnesota, and he spent the majority of his life as a professional photographer. Throughout his career, he often traveled to Europe and frequented many of Europe’s best bakeries and chocolate shops. On one fateful trip to Belgium, Dwight discovered “the best chocolatier in the world”—Mr. Hans Burie. Dwight couldn’t contain his passion any longer and decided to become a Chocolatier himself. He spent three months in Belgium side-by-side with Mr. Burie to learn the secrets of creating the finest chocolate from scratch.

Upon Dwight’s return home to Minnesota, he began making Belgian chocolates for family and friends. Once people tasted Dwight’s chocolates, they were hooked and yearned for more. The word quickly spread, and he officially went into the chocolate business in 1987, opening Mr. B’s Chocolates in Willmar, MN. Dwight was never far from the shop, and he worked up until a year before passing away at the age of 86.

 

Photos by Bobbi Karg

The Tradition Lives On

The legacy of Mr. B’s Chocolates continues today, now under a new Mr. B—Brian Bollig. The ownership may have changed, but their commitment to quality remains the same. Mr. B’s is driven to create a sensory experience through its chocolates with intricate design details and a variety of palate teasing tastes. Mr. B’s customers continue to enjoy many of Dwight’s original classics but have been equally delighted with endless new creations. Whether it be the classic favorites or new introductions, Mr. B’s Chocolates are, in the words of one very satisfied client, “the classiest, most enticing chocolates this side of Heaven!”


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JESSICA from Wixon Jewelers

Jessica is our resident fashionista-in-chief and more formally our Diamond Department Manager. Helping guide our clients through life’s big milestones by helping them find the perfect piece of jewelry to last a lifetime is what she loves best! She is a Graduate Gemologist who has been infatuated with jewelry since she was a little girl, spending countless hours at her grandmother’s jewelry store. Have questions? Just Ask Jessica!

Watches & Pencils

Known for his colorful and whimsical watch cartoons, Teun van Heerebeek is a burgeoning artist and cartoonist who has earned a lot of notoriety lately in the watch community. His illustrations have been featured across the internet, and he is a regular writer and contributor to Fratello Watches. As a self-proclaimed “watch nerd”, Teun started Watches & Pencils to combine his two passions—timepieces and illustration. Wixon Jewelers worked with him to create a limited edition watch cartoon for this year’s Watch Fair that is uniquely Minnesotan. We caught up with Teun to learn a little more about him, his process and the project.


Tell us about your background, Teun. Where did your passion for art and watches come from?
I grew up in a small village in southern Netherlands and quickly discovered that I inherited the creative brains of my granny and mum. Drawing is my true passion and I enjoy that you have the power to create anything. I was initially attracted to watches because of their rich combination of technique and design, and the craftsmanship on a very small and detailed scale. Watches and Pencils is simply the intersection of my passions—they are illustrations by a watch fan, for watch fans.

Your illustrations are certainly designed for watch fans, but they also usually incorporate humor. Why is this?
I’m a fan of comic books, clear lines and colorful work. I believe each of these elements are apparent in my illustrations and clearly define my style. Two of my artistic influencers are Hergé (the creator of The Adventures of TinTin) and Keith Haring. During my studies, I learned that humor is an important aspect of art and a powerful weapon. I try to include a humorous aspect or situation in each piece that is clearly related to the featured watch. Watches and Pencils is my stage to tell, criticize or simply illustrate watch related matters with a humorous twist.

You created a special Minnesota-themed watch illustration for our Watch Fair this year. What was your vision for this drawing and how did it come together?
Honestly, I didn’t know much about Minnesota prior to starting this project. I only knew that it was a nice state in the USA with a lot of lakes and beautiful forests. I learned that ice fishing is a favorite pastime during your winters and I wanted to incorporate this into the illustration. Some typical Minnesota themes immediately formed a picture in my head with watch-related components. I combined them and the foundation for the final piece was born—an ice fishing scene atop a watch case in the shape of Minnesota. A boy is fishing on a frozen lake but instead of pulling up a fish from his ice hole, he catches a watch gear. From the case shape and the pine tree stitching on the strap, to the ice block hour markers and the loons, you’ll notice several Minnesota-themed elements within the illustration.

How do you dream up these concepts and find inspiration for new illustrations?
Inspiration often comes from unexpected places. You cannot force creativity. An idea can pop into my brain while driving home, or reading the latest watch-related news and blogs. I spend a lot of time working on the basic concept and idea. This is so important because it is the foundation for everything that follows. The creative process begins by translating the idea into an analog sketch that helps form my interpretation of the piece. With everything I draw, I try to truly visualize the soul and key aspects of the object. After several pencil drawings, and when I am satisfied with the rough sketch, I begin the long digitalization process in Adobe Illustrator. I often refine each element on the computer several times until I’m satisfied with the characteristics and definition.

If you could snap your fingers right now and add any watch to your collection, what would it be and why?
An original and mint Rolex Explorer—Ref. 1016. It has such a balanced design with a great history. The watch is simple, legible and nicely sized. It is a piece that served as inspiration for countless Rolex and non-Rolex watches. I love it on the steel bracelet, but it also looks good with all kinds of leather straps.


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Christmas Spirit

Growing up in a jewelry store, there are very few things anymore that our clients say that I haven’t heard before. I’m fortunate enough to have chosen a career that revolves around special occasions and BIG milestone moments. Jewelry is often given as a sign of love, commitment and celebration; especially during the holiday season. Recently, I had the good fortune to work with a client that opened my eyes to a new reason to present your significant other with something special.

This particular gentleman has been coming to our store for several years, and by now we have grown to know each other quite well. Every holiday season we spend time exploring the store for the perfect gift for his wife. This year he settled on a gorgeous gemstone pendant to present to her on Christmas Eve. When I asked him what her reaction would be? His response was that HE was the lucky one to be able to honor her with something so special. HONOR, not a word that I’ve heard expressed in such a context before. He wanted to show his respect to her, and recognize her through a piece of jewelry.

He brought back into perspective that what we provide for our clients is so much more then ‘just jewelry.’ Our pieces are a way for our clients to honor their partners, commemorate their successes and provide something solid, real and lasting as another way to express love and appreciation. Our jewelry, our watches are something tangible that encapsulate feelings, emotions and memories. They help mark life’s big events.


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JESSICA from Wixon Jewelers

Jessica is our resident fashionista-in-chief and more formally our Diamond Department Manager. Helping guide our clients through life’s big milestones by helping them find the perfect piece of jewelry to last a lifetime is what she loves best! She is a Graduate Gemologist who has been infatuated with jewelry since she was a little girl, spending countless hours at her grandmother’s jewelry store. Have questions? Just Ask Jessica!

Legends of the Lake

In a competition amidst strong winds, big waves and consistent whitecaps, the 2017 Wixon Jewelers National Championship proved to be a test of will and wits for its competitors. Bringing the rich tradition and competitive spirit of yacht racing to the beautiful waters of Lake Minnetonka, the three-day regatta hosted 21 teams from around the country to compete for the prestigious title of national champions. With winds gusting over 20 mph, sailors were challenged to compete in a thrilling high-speed battle while keeping their boats upright. These heavy air conditions were no easy feat, even for these world-class sailors. After three days of epic sailing conditions, a local team from Minnetonka Yacht Club was crowned national champions. Skipper Pat Hughes and his crew put on an amazing performance, scoring an impressive 13 points in six races.

Congratulations to Pat Hughes and team Melvin on winning the 2017 Wixon Jewelers A Scow National Championship! (Photo by Steve Bernstein, Power Play Action Images)


(Photo by Steve Bernstein, Power Play Action Images)

(Photo by Steve Bernstein, Power Play Action Images)

(Photo byOnne van der Wal Nautical Photography)

A Bold New Brew

How about a Cold-Press Golden Coffee Lager? Or perhaps Salted Caramel? Mexican Dark Chocolate Stout? How about a beer brewed with 100% Wheat? At Modist Brewing, unique and non-traditional options abound.

Brewmaster and Head Mad Scientist Keigan Knee flips the brewing process on its head by starting first with the flavor and profile and then works backwards from there. This designer approach is attainable through the use of a customized mash filter system, which is one of only a handful in the world.


The TUDOR Black Bay Dark is a superb compliment to Modist’s Deviation 004, a stout with smooth dark chocolate and vanilla bean notes. Both are subtle and unassuming at first, but have great presence, and the brew’s cinnamon and red chili notes play with the red accents on the dial and bezel triangle.


Likened to a French press instead of a drip coffee system, Knee can use ingredients in a way that would be very difficult for a normal brewing system. This system also allows them to operate efficiently: their grain and water usage is a fraction of what traditional breweries consume. The added benefit is an ability to really push the envelope in ingredients and technique, which can certainly be seen in some of their creations! This ingenuity has earned Modist some well-deserved praise, including recently being named Growler Magazine’s Best New Brewery.

So, if a kettle soured, tropical fruit milkshake IPA sounds good to you (and it should, we can verify that it is delicious!), go and pay a visit to Modist! Experience their new style of craft beer on tap at their taproom in downtown Minneapolis, just two blocks north of Target Field. Their unique brews are also available in 16oz cans at select liquor stores and restaurants in the Twin Cities.


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Grill Mates: The Perfect Steak Takes Time

The sun is out and grilling season is in full swing! So dust off your tongs and fire up the grill with Watch Department Manager, Aaron, as he shares a few of his top grilling tips.


Like most folks, my wife and I love good food. We find enjoyment and satisfaction by purchasing quality ingredients and creating our own specials right at home. We enjoy experimenting with different seasonings and trying out new techniques on the grill. When investing in high quality ingredients, it pays to have high quality tools like a great grill, temperature probe and a timepiece to assist you. I constantly use my watch when grilling and make notes on timing, temperatures and technique. It is especially helpful to perfect the cooking times of your succulent creations. Guests are always impressed when everything comes together at the same time. One of our favorite cuts is the bone-in ribeye—a Cowboy or Tomahawk ribeye around 2.5″ thick is a showstopper! Every grill master has a few tricks up their sleeve, so take a peek into my notes on how to grill a mouthwatering steak. Happy grilling! —Aaron


Aaron’s Tips For Grilling The Perfect Steak

Step 1: Season the steak with cracked pepper and a little granulated garlic a day or two in advance. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator.

Step 2: Take the steak out an hour before you place it on the grill and hit it with some Kosher or pink Himalayan salt.

Step 3: Set your grill up for indirect heat and bring the temp to 275°F. I prefer an oak/hickory hardwood charcoal and I nestle in a good size chunk of mesquite into the burning coals when grilling beef.

Step 4: Place the steak on the grill and turn it every 10-15 minutes until you reach an internal temp of 110-115°F. This could take 45 minutes to an hour. Remove the steak and wrap it in foil. Now set your grill up for direct heat by bringing the temp up to 400-450°F.

Step 5: Place the steak back on the grill to develop a nice exterior crust. After 2 minutes give it a quarter turn for some impressive grill marks. Grill for 2 more minutes, then flip for 3-4 minutes. I look for an internal temp of 125-128°F. Remove and place it back in foil for a few minutes.

Step 6: We finish with a warm garlic butter/blue cheese sauce that we prepare on the stove in advance. It is easy to do and you can adjust amounts to your taste. Add a little heavy cream at the end and fresh horseradish if you wish.

Step 7: Look at your watch and time yourself on how long it takes for you to eat the succulent masterpiece.


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Watch Trivia

It’s TIME to test your knowledge!

1. The Rolex Submariner was first introduced in 1953. What year did Rolex add a date option to the Submariner model?
A. 1954
B. 1969
C. 1999
D. 2006

2. Panerai partnered with which major event this year?
A. America’s Cup Yacht race
B. Indianapolis 500
C. WWE Royal Rumble
D. US Chess Federation SuperNationals

3. What is a foudroyante?
A. Sub-dial indicating fractions of a second. This watch complication is also known as a flying seconds hand
B. Small lens on the crystal to magnify the date
C. Swiss dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot heated with a candle and eaten by dipping bread into the cheese using long-stemmed forks
D. Case back gasket on ceramic dive watches

4. What grand complication gives you more efficient timekeeping?
A. Rattrapante
B. Perpetual Calendar
C. Tourbillon
D. Chronometer

5. What does an “A” after a Patek Philippe reference number signify?
A. Annual Calendar
B. Steel case
C. Automatic movement
D. Limited production


Answers: 1. B 2. A 3. A 4. C 5. B


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Aaron In The Wild

Q. Rumor has it, your wife cleans all your fish. Is that true?

A. My mother cornered her early in our relationship and advised her, “Never clean a fish. If you do it once, you will be doing it the rest of your life.” She catches more fish and larger fish than I do, but I remain the official fillet creator at our house.

Q. Do you have a favorite spot/place to fish or favorite fish?

A. My favorite spot to fish is at the helm of my old Lund boat. Most fisherman never reveal a good fishing hole. If they do, be skeptical. There are many species I love to fish but if I had to pick a favorite, it would be the elusive walleye. The walleye is a challenge to catch as well as great table fare, especially for breakfast. I prefer it pan fried in olive oil with a light breading and a sunny side up egg on top.


You may not recognize him without the suit! While Aaron is formally our Watch Manager, he holds another important position at our store—resident outdoorsman.


Q. Where did you get your passion for fishing?

A. My parents and grandparents both loved to fish. My parents were school teachers so we spent summers at the lake. Fishing was in my blood early in life just like my passion for timepieces. My grandfather worked for the Northern Pacific Railroad in the 1940’s and 1950’s, when fine mechanical timepieces were highly coveted. Lives depended on absolute accuracy in those days. He passed his desire for timepieces down to me as well as fishing.

Q. Are you one of those guys where fishing trips equate to staying in high end lodges?

A. I would like to say yes, but my wife or one of my fishing buddies may see this article so I will be honest. I enjoy roughing it when I am in the great outdoors, this means different things to different people. Accommodations are typically minimal for us. My wife loves to camp in the back of our truck which we call “The Silverado Motel.“


Whether walleye fishing with his wife or communing with the friendly locals, you’re sure to find Aaron enjoying the beauty Minnesota has to offer every chance he gets.


Q. Do you have any advice for people that may be interested in the outdoors?

A. In Minnesota you need to invest in good equipment and don’t make excuses. You can always look at the weather and talk yourself out of doing something outside. Some of my best outdoor experiences have been in the harshest weather Minnesota can dish out.

Q. Do you have any special equipment that you always include in your outdoor endeavors?

A. Yes, I am rarely in the outdoors without my favorite headlamp, some dry matches, and my Stainless Steel Rolex GMT. We all have a phone to give us our time and info but electronics in the outdoors are not always reliable due to moisture and battery failure etc. A quality mechanical time piece is reliable, waterproof, shock resistant and can be used as a compass, which many people don’t know. In my opinion, the best time of the day to be in the outdoors is at sunrise and sunset. It is nice to glance at your wrist to see how much time before sunset rather than digging in your pack in the rain or snow to find your phone and risk dropping it in the ice-fishing hole. I have one phone at the bottom of a Minnesota lake and I suspect I am not the only one.


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The Best of Patek Philippe from Baselworld 2017

Patek Philippe at Baselworld 2017With an uninterrupted legacy of 178 years of creating the finest watches in the world, Patek Philippe knows a thing or two about how to excite connoisseurs of fine watchmaking. Each March, as the world’s preeminent watch brands assemble at Baselworld to unveil their brilliant new creations, we can’t help but get giddy with excitement over each new announcement. With so many fascinating debuts, it’s hard to choose… but here are a few of our favorite releases from Patek at Baselworld 2017.

Calatrava – Ref. 6006G

One of the unique Baselworld releases from Patek Philippe was their Calatrava Ref. 6006 which will replace the Ref. 6000 series that were originally released at Baselworld in 2005. This new debut retains many of the beloved features of the Ref. 6000 while incorporating some updated aesthetic elements.

The classic white gold case was enlarged from 37mm to a 39mm case, creating a more prominent stature on the wrist with its larger dial. The dial incorporates a fresh look in ebony black with skeletonized baton-style hands and a new analog date hand with a red arrow pointing directly to the date. Powered by a caliber 240 PS C movement, the Calatrava Ref. 6006G pays homage to the 40th anniversary of Patek Philippe’s acclaimed caliber 240 movement. With its design components subtly reworked, the Ref. 6006G breathes new life into the Calatrava collection with its sleek and striking elegance.
Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 6006G

» Watch Details: Patek Philippe – Ref. 6006G


Ladies’ World Time – Ref. 7130G

Patek Philippe also released a visual update of their Ladies’ World Time Ref. 7130, with a bright and beautiful color. The new 7130G features a captivating peacock blue dial and is completed with a matching alligator strap. Accentuated with over a carat of diamonds, the striking color of this timepiece is wonderfully complimented by the sparkle of perfectly set diamonds in the bezel and buckle.

Not only is this timepiece absolutely stunning, it is also incredibly functional. The world time function displays the time around the world at a glance by simultaneously displaying a 24-hour indication of the current time in each time zone. Fitted with a caliber 240 HU, the Ref. 7130G is powered by the same automatic movement that is behind most of Patek Philippe’s world time watches. Illuminated by diamonds, the delicate guilloche dial paired with soft peacock blue makes this timepiece unapologetically feminine.

Patek Philippe Ladies World Time Ref. 7130G

» Watch Details: Patek Philippe – Ref. 7130G


Aquanaut – Ref. 5168G

Paying tribute to the 20th anniversary of the Aquanaut, Patek Philippe released a bold new look for the collection: the Aquanaut Ref. 5168G. Fitted with a 40mm steel case and a black dial, the original Aquanaut was the archetype of a sports watch. The Ref. 5168G is the first Aquanaut in 18k white gold and, with a 42.2mm case, it boasts the largest case size ever seen in the line. Its warmer hue clearly sets itself apart from stainless steel and although the case was enlarged, the proportions and iconic styling elements remain intact.

This is also the first time that an Aquanaut has been available with a blue dial or strap option. Playing off of the Aquanaut’s classic black dial, the new Ref. 5168G features an embossed dial that graduates in color from night blue to black along the edges. This new release is sure to be a hit amongst fans and collectors and is a fitting tribute as we celebrate 20 years of the exceptionally successful and sporty Aquanaut collection.

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Ref. 5168G

» Watch Details: Patek Philippe – Ref. 5168G


Annual Calendar Chronograph – Ref. 5960/01G

One of the big surprises at Baselworld this year was the unveiling of Patek Philippe’s popular annual calendar chronograph, Ref. 5960, with a white gold case on a leather strap. The 5960 collection has seen several visual iterations over the years including the 5960P in platinum, the 5960/1A in steel, and now is available for the first time in white gold.

Borrowing some styling cues from the Calatrava Pilot Travel Time Ref. 5524G, the new Ref. 5960/01G has a much sportier vibe with a textured blue dial and a brown calf leather strap. White and red hands provide a wonderful contrast against the underscored blue dial, which really rounds out the sporty look of this timepiece. A more subtle difference is the updated chronograph control, which now feature guilloche pushers that were inspired by vintage Patek models. The Ref. 5960/01G combines a sporty look with a slight vintage feel to create a fascinating new introduction from Patak Philippe.

Patek Philippe Annual Calendar Ref. 5960/01G on a Strap

» Watch Details: Patek Philippe – Ref. 5960/01G


Men’s Chronograph – Ref. 5170P

Another beautiful offering from Baselworld was a new version of Patek Philippe’s classic men’s Chronograph Ref. 5170, which is now available in platinum for the first time. Fitted with a 39.4mm platinum case, the Ref. 5170P was clearly made to be a dress watch first with the added benefit of a chronograph function.

Its blue sunburst dial graduates in color from blue to black, offering a bold new vision for the classic chronograph. The elegance of the timepiece is undeniable with its platinum case and the incorporation of baguette diamond hour markers to replace the Breguet numerals on the dial. The latest in a legacy of great manually wound, two-register chronograph timepieces, the Ref. 5170P is a powerful combination of functionality and elegance.

Patek Philippe Chronograph Ref. 5170P in Platinum

» Watch Details: Patek Philippe – Ref. 5170P


The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition: July 13-23

Baselworld brought a flurry of excitement for Patek Philippe’s newest creations but there was also a lot of hype surrounding their massive upcoming public exhibition. The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition will take place from July 13-23, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. The 10-day event will showcase Patek Philippe’s tradition of high-precision watch manufacturing, an insight into the company’s 178-year history as well as its heritage in the domain of Haute Horologerie. Encompassing over 13,000 square feet, The Art of Watches grants visitors access to exceptional collections of pocket and wrist watches dating back to 1530. The best part of all… the exhibition is free and open to the general public! Visit The Art of Watches Grand Exhibition for more information and event details.


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