Time in a watchmaker's hands: Why Patek Philippe belongs to the 'Holy Trinity of Watches'

Luxury watch company Patek Philippe brings its exhibition to Singapore, showcasing more than 400 of its acclaimed timepieces

There is a reason why Patek Philippe, alongside Vacheron Constantin and Audemars Piguet, belongs to what is known as the Holy Trinity of Watches.

For 175 years, the family-owned watchmaking company - well-known for its intricate complications - has been the purveyor of artisanal skills and horological craftsmanship. It holds more than 100 patents.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 27, 2019, with the headline 'Time in a watchmaker's hands'. Print Edition | Subscribe