Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography

Patek Philippe has announced the release of Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography by Nicholas Folks. The hard bound book, commissioned by Patek Philippe, is a definitive work that covers the legendary watch company’s evolution from its formation in 1839 up until the present.

Philippe Stern, the Honorary President of Patek Philippe had this to say, “I am very pleased to see the history of my family’s company come to life in this excellent volume. This is the first time that the Patek Philippe archive has been accessed and brought to life in a factual and definitive work. Nicholas Foulkes has perfectly recreated the atmosphere and details of our 175-year journey.”

Featuring 544-pages, filled with over 600 images, “Patek Philippe: The Authorized Biography” will be available for 220 CHF beginning December 2016 on, as well as at the Patek Philippe Museum Geneva, the Patek Philippe Salons in Geneva, London, and Paris, and from local authorized Patek Philippe retailers. It is being released in exclusively in English at first, with additional translated versions to follow in 2018.