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Welcome to our great forum, and congrats on an impressive entrance! :-)That is a pretty unique Patek collection to have!
Jul 03, 2020,09:44 AM
I never looked into their history, but hopefully other friends will be able to give you some more information. Here's my only one from the 2014 anniversary, since I have one of the "corresponding" (wood marquetry) watches.
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Patek Limoges Trays -- Origin, history, etc.?
By: JRSMD : July 3rd, 2020-09:24
I have been collecting Patek Limoges trays for a decade and finally completed the series, each plate from 1997-2019! Am working on article about these unique commemorative artist pieces. I reached out to Patek who were quite polite but really could not te...
By: JRSMD : July 3rd, 2020-10:23
Yes, that is a 5167, originally bought from an AD with a bracelet but I later bought a rubber strap from Patek and have kept that on since.
A collection to be proud of!
By: sham1 : July 3rd, 2020-09:51
Well done on your efforts to assemble this fine collection and thank you for sharing this with us. I have one piece and for me it is so special so to have 23 years worth of trays must give you immense satisfaction.
By: FRAMII : July 3rd, 2020-15:31
I didn’t even know that they had so many different ones.. I have only one which I got as a gift when I bought my wife’s PP. But normally its used for this Not as nicely displayed as you incredible collection 👍👍👍👍👍👍 ...
By: BigAppleBill : July 3rd, 2020-16:01
Whenever I see these at auction I always wonder about them. How satisfying it is to see a complete collection! Well done!
Some Quick Facts . . .
By: JRSMD : July 4th, 2020-04:01
Wow, thanks for all of the kind words, what a friendly group! Collecting these trays has been a lot of fun and I keep them all right outside my home office, where they inspire daily. One of you asked for some stories -- so please pardon the length of this...
By: JRSMD : July 5th, 2020-07:57
I just got an email from the moderator of the collectors market and he cancelled my post. I decided to offer the collection in exchange for “one watch.” I thought it would be a fun process and break the monotony. Apparently, I violated the “no Schilling” ...
By: anaroku : July 5th, 2020-04:22
I wish I could get all the magazine. It is wonderful collection. Frami
Wow...great story and nice collection
By: Patekfinity : July 4th, 2020-09:25
Thank you for sharing your story! Very nice back story on those. I believe these were regularly given to VVIPs from their AD. I know of a Patek collector getting one every year from their AD for Christmas. Nice to see there is a fellow Patek enthusiast ne...