Welcome to the first in an ongoing series we're calling "Reference Points." In this series, we will be working backwards in a way, to tell all of you newer lovers of horology about some important watches that we feel make up the foundation of modern wristwatches. We've tried to give you tidbits of historical knowledge in several of our articles over the years - in particular those from the "Historical Perspectives" category - but now we're going even further. Today, in our first "Reference Points" feature, we're starting at the top and explaining to you the entire line of arguably the most important line of a single complication there is - perpetual calendar chronographs by Patek Philippe, from the very beginning. Read the whole story here: hodinkee.com/features/reference-points-patek-philippe-perpetual-calendar-chronographs

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