Founded in 1938, Patek Philippe SA crafts luxury watches for men and women. Patek Philippe SA is the name of luxury and premium construction in the world of watches (yes, you read that right!). Just like Rolex, Patek Philippe is regarded as one of the finest watch manufacturers worldwide.

The Patek Philippe watch universe is filled with many watches that are exceptional. But according to our watch fanatics and experts, only some models made it to our piece of the best Patek Philippe watches to own in 2021. With that being said, allow us to showcase to you the best Patek Philippe watches according to us.

Nautilus, Ref. 5711/1A

Influenced by the original Nautilus ref. 3700, Nautilus ref. 5711/1A was introduced in 2006. Nautilus ref. 5711/1A is the world’s most desirable steel luxury sports watch – and for the right reasons.

This watch spawned an entire collection due to its versatility and prestigious character. Nautilus ref. 5711/1A packs a self-winding mechanical movement system along with a high-quality steel fold-over clasp strap. The black-blue dial takes us back to the graceful origins of nautical motifs.

All in all, Nautilus ref. 5711/1A is one of the best Patek Philippe watches to have – but note that this very model is both rare and costly!

Nautilus Moon Phase with Power Reserve Gauge, Ref. 5724

If you are looking for one of the best Patek Philippe watches that screams luxury, the Nautilus Moon Phase with Power Reserve Gauge ref. 5724 is the right fit for your needs. People who haven’t owned this piece (the vast majority of people on the planet) are unaware of the beauty it offers.

Encrusted with diamonds, Nautilus Moon Phase watch with power reserve gauge has a case diameter of 40mm. It’s one of the finest creations Patek Philippe has to offer that offers both function and unrestrained extravagance.

Like other top-end Patek watches, this watch is heavy on the budget, but its quality, features, style, and feel makes it a must-have for high rollers.

Sky Moon Celestial, Ref. 6120P

Apart from being practical, elegant, and discreet, Sky Moon Celestial ref. 6120P is totally unique in the watch market. It’s not the watch for practical people but for dreamers, since it features a whimsical face with unorthodox displays.

At first glance, you’ll find Patek’s Sky Moon Celestial a big, casual watch. But it’s not an everyday watch. This watch features perpetual calendars, split-second chronographs, and a poetic sky/moon scene on the dial. If you are clueless about the features we have just mentioned, this masterpiece isn’t for you.

Sky Moon Celestial is one of the most complex yet best Patek Philippe watches to own in 2021.

Some Honorable Mentions

5719 Time and Date

Patek’s 5719 Time and Date is an ultimate example of turning a simple watch into something lavish. It’s surrounded by real diamonds and provides a 40mm easy-to-see dial with a date complication feature.

5990 Dual Time

Specially created for travelers, the 5990 Dual Time watch is one of the best Patek Philippe watches to own if you travel. With a jumping local hour hand, unique AM/PM indicators for local and home times, this watch is an eye-catching beast!


And that’s a wrap! Above was our line-up of the best Patek Philippe watches to own in 2021. Curious about finding the right watch for you? Reach out to your local fine jewelry experts at Essex Fine Jewelry at our website or call us at 404-481-5555.