1415 Patek Philippe World Time


World Time is a complication invented and still dominated today by Patek Philippe. The lineage of all your 5130 and 5230s can very directly be traced back to this ref. 1415, the earliest widely-produced (yet still exceptionally rare) Patek World Time. This was a watch created as the entire world came online for the first…

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1960s Gallet Flying Officer World Time


This two register chronograph with a world time dial and rotating bezel has almost certainly become Gallet’s most famed model. The watch was produced for the US Army Air Corps, even being worn by Harry Truman at its height. Some have argued this is the world’s first time-zone wristwatch, others point to Cottier and prototype…

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