The Stern name looms large in the world of horology. The Stern family has owned Patek Philippe since 1932, and four generations have managed the manufacture, growing it into one of the most important and sought-after watch brands today. Philippe Stern was president from 1993 to 2009 and now serves as honorary president. His son Thierry Stern is the company’s president, the fourth generation of Stern family men to do so.
Philippe Stern turns 85 this year, and to honor his birthday and horological legacy, Thierry Stern commissioned a unique chiming watch with a groundbreaking movement. Most high complications are limited in production by their very nature,
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