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Collecting Nautilus and Modern Patek Philippe Wristwatches by Mondani Editore


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A safe guide to collect and invest in modern and vintage Patek Philippe.

These 3 volumes represent the most complete work ever realized on Patek Philippe. They include more than 2000 Patek Philippe wristwatches, everyone photographed in natural colors and more than 500 full page images.

The first two volumes show Patek Philippe wristwatches from their creation to 2003 and the third one is divided into two parts: one is about all the creations from 2004 to 2010 and the other one, larger and prevalent, is entirely dedicated to NAUTILUS models.

This model was designed in 1972 by Geral Genta and it was born from a sketch on a napkin in a Basel restaurant. This book explains all its characteristics and goes through its evolution from 1976.

All typologies of Patek Philippe are published in this edition:

– Aquanaut
– Calatrava
– Annualcalendar
– Perpetual calendar
– Chronograph with perpetual calendar split-seconds
– Celestial
– Classic and “form” watches
– Chronograph
– Chronograph and Perpetual calendar
– Split-seconds chronograph
– Ellipse
– Moon phases
– Timezone
– Gondolo
– Nautilus
– Officer
– World Time
– Art watches
– Complicated watches
– Repeating watches
– Repeating watches with tourbillon
– Power reserve and world time
– Sky moon
– Enamel
– Military watches
– Tourbillon

This edition is written by Osvaldo Patrizzi, known as one of the 20 most important names in the world in the field of horology and by Guido Mondani, one of the most known collectors in the world and publisher of the COLLECTOR’S LIBRARY dedicated to wristwatches.

You can find 2000 pictures of watches, and every one comes with detailed information and descriptions, useful for the collector’s future choices.

Every year you will receive for free the updated estimates of the Patek Philippe wristwatches.


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