Fine Watches: To celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Patek
Philippe Salon at Tiffany & Co.s famed Fifth Avenue flagship in NYC
next month, the two companies are producing a new limited edition
diamond and gold ladies wristwatch. Only 100 examples are being made,
priced at $21,800 apiece, equally divided between two dial options: a
white lacquered dial with black external minute railroad and a black
lacquered dial with white external minute railroad.
The Gondolo design is inspired by Patek Philippe and Tiffany & Co.
timepieces from the 1930s and features a curved, tonneau-shaped case in
18 karat white gold accented with 164 round brilliant-cut diamonds, a
lacquer dial with classic guilloche pattern, Arabic numerals and black,
hand-stitched alligator strap. The timepiece is double-signed Patek
Philippe and Tiffany & Co. and will be sold exclusively through
Tiffanys Patek Philippe Salon, the renowned Swiss watchmakers first in
the U.S. and fifth worldwide.