The design is inspired by Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co. timepieces from the 1930s and features a curved, tonneau-shaped case in 18 karat white gold accented with 164 round brilliant-cut diamonds, a lacquer dial with classic guilloche pattern, Arabic numerals and black, hand-stitched alligator strap. The timepiece is double-signed Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co. and will be sold in a limited production exclusively through Tiffany’s Patek Philippe salon. Two dial options will be offered, a white lacquered dial with black external minute railroad and a black lacquered dial with white external minute railroad.
The 3,000-square-foot salon is Patek Philippe’s first in the U.S. and fifth worldwide, joining salons in Geneva, London, Paris and Shanghai. Located on the mezzanine of Tiffany’s Fifth Avenue store, the New York salon showcases current collections as well as timepieces on loan from the Patek Philippe Museum in Geneva that embody the tradition and innovation for which Patek Philippe is renowned.
These rare timepieces chronicle the art of horology and highlight the shared history of Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co. The partnership began in 1851 with a handshake agreement between the companies’ founders that was based on trust, integrity and consummate dedication to craft. Their shared values fostered a relationship that continues to promote the highest standards of excellence.
Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) operates jewelry and specialty retail stores and manufactures products through its subsidiary corporations. Its principal subsidiary is Tiffany and Company. The Company operates TIFFANY & CO. retail stores and boutiques in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe and engages in direct selling through Internet, catalog and business gift operations. Other operations include consolidated results from ventures operated under trademarks or trade names other than TIFFANY & CO. For additional information, please visit tiffany.com or call our shareholder information line at 800-TIF-0110.
Patek Philippe based in Geneva, Switzerland, designs and manufactures what experts consider to be the finest timepieces in the world. Since 1839, Patek Philippe has continued the tradition of fine Geneva watchmaking and has been granted over 70 patents. For more information, visit www.patek.com or call 212.218.1240.