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The Art of Craft: Patek Phillippe’s New Timepiece Pays Homage to the Golden Age of Aviation, When Watches Moved From Pockets to Wrists

Last fall, Patek Philippe introduced its latest-edition pilot’s watch, drawing inspiration from aviator-style wristwatches first invented in the 1930s. At the time, airmen needed a quicker, more convenient way to check the time, without having to reach for a pocket watch. In response, watches migrated to the wrist.   … Read entire story.

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