Definition of Patek
- In urban areas, the word “patek” is closely linked to prestige and exclusivity. It is used to make it known that you have the possibility of accessing luxuries that others lack.
- In Polish this word means “tab” or “sheet” and is a common surname in the European country.
- In the Czech language patek or pátek means “Friday”, that is, the sixth day of the week in the traditional calendar.
ORIGIN OF PATEK
The word “Patek” primarily refers to the luxury watch manufacturer “Patek Philippe & CO”. The term “Patek”, for this reason, is used in the urban world to refer to something that represents money and prestige.
Patek Philippe & CO, is a company known for the manufacture of luxury watches since 1839. Its name comes from the fusion of the names of its founders, Antoni Patek and Adrien Philippe. The great prestige of the brand has led them to be of great importance in the world market.
CURIOSITIES OF PATEK
- Several prominent figures such as the queens Elizabeth and Victoria of England, religious leaders such as the Popes, Pius IX and Leo XIII and artists of the stature of Pablo Picasso or the Beatles have used the Patek Philippe & Co. brand.
- At the end of 2019 to celebrate their 175th anniversary, they decided to make the “Patek Phillipe Gradmaster Chrime 517R”, a prestigious watch with a value of 2.5 million dollars.
- Freddie Joseph Patek was an American shortstop of Polish origin, nicknamed “The Flea (The flea)”, this due to his short stature (1.65 meters).
- “Patek” is the name of a musical theme by the singer “Ozuna” belonging to his album “Nibiru” of 2019. In the lyrics of this theme you hear “Ozuna”, “Anuel AA” and “Snoop Dogg” express “changed love for a Patek”.
- In music “Patek” is also the name given to the song by the artists “Future” and “Lil Uzi Vert”. This theme was released in 2020.