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Patek Philippe Ref. 1578 Calatrava

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Discover the sophistication of this limited-edition Patek Philippe Ref. 1578 oversized Calatrava in 18 kt rose gold, commissioned by General Motors. Its three-part case, snap-on back, and crown are in pristine condition. The watch boasts a unique black dial with rose gold indexes and baton hands, and a seconds display at six o'clock, epitomizing timeless elegance and exclusivity.

The watch is accompanied by our certificate of authenticity and legitimate provenance

Technical Card

Brand: Patek Philippe

Reference: 1578

Material: Rose Gold

Movement: Manual winding Cal 12-120

Model: Calatrava

Series: N/A

Year: 1948

Function: Time

Case Diameter: 38 mm

Case Thickness: N/A

Bracelet: Strap

Conditions: Very good

Very rare configuration, a gilt black dial with applied gold indexes and baton hands with the seconds at six o clock.

The Calatrava

Patek Philippe ref. 1578 Calatrava black dial

The Patek Philippe Calatrava, a significant collection inside the esteemed Swiss watchmaker's portfolio, epitomizes timeless style and moderate advancement. Presented in 1932, the Calatrava arrangement speaks to the epitome of Patek Philippe's commitment to classical design standards and persevering aesthetics. Characterized by its clean lines, uncluttered dials, and a particularly round case, the Calatrava could be a dress watch that consistently mixes downplayed extravagance with horological brilliance.

Vintage Patek Philippe wrist watch Calatrava

Whether in valuable metals or stainless steel, each Calatrava timepiece reflects Patek Philippe's fastidious craftsmanship, accuracy developments, and an faithful devotion to watchmaking convention. As a image of refined simplicity, the Calatrava remains an enduring choice for those who appreciate the artistry of a timeless wristwatch.

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