39mm white gold dress watch will be unveiled as a limited edition at next month's SIHH.
Tonda Métropolitaine Sélène houses an in house movement behind an opulent dial and diamond-studded bezel.
"If the industry says it needs for there to be two shows at the same time and place, then we must respond to that. If they say there should be one show, we must listen to that," suggests managing director Michel Loris-Melikoff.
The watchmaker will take over a visitor centre on The Île Rousseau, an island and park in the centre of Geneva that can be accessed only by bridge.
Replacing Baselworld for de Grisogono will be a private exhibition in the Royal Suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in Geneva that will run from January 13th to 18th, 2019.
Thierry Stern insists that the exhibition has a future, while also reflecting on Patek's own booming global trade that vindicates its retail model
CEO Georges Kern, a veteran of SIHH anchor Richemont, signs Breitling as 43rd partner of FHH.
Watch brands pull out of major exhibition, citing changes in their distribution strategies for the surprise decision.
All featuring black dials, the German-based brand presented five new models at the exhibition earlier this year.
The exhibition will now run across four days, opening earlier and running later each day.