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The Next Hour Neuchâtel
Fbg de l’Hôpital 78
2000 Neuchâtel

Launched in 1976, The Patek Philippe Nautilus is an icon today. For several years, the price for the steel version with blue dial has been skyrocketing. Collectors and opportunistic newcomers are snapping up this fashionable model. The approximately USD 30,000 stainless steel reference was sold around USD 60,000 on the secondary market last year. Patek Philippe just annouced that after a 10-year-long production run, the model Nautilus Ref. 5711/1A-010 has been discontinued. The market price of the Nautilus doubled up since this annoucement to reach USD 125,000. Sky’s the limit…



A specialist in watchmaking journalism, Michel is the founder of The Next Hour. Fascinated by the fundamental issues related to communication and social networks, convinced that watchmaking still has a very large audience to capture beyond the circle of connoisseurs, he launched The Next Hour to chart a course and make this medium a fun and informative meeting place of quality. Michel is also a member of the Cultural Council of the Fondation de la Haute horlogerie and a member of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève Academy.