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18k Rose gold
Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref. 2592-1
Step into the world of luxury with this Patek Phillipe Calatrava from 1968. Crafted from 18k rose gold and measuring in at a sleek 33mm case diameter, this timepiece exudes elegance and sophistication.
With its classic and timeless design, the Patek Phillipe Calatrava is a true investment piece that will stand the test of time. And with its 18k rose gold construction, it also a statement of exquisite style and class.
Perfect for any occasion, this Calatrava is a must-have addition to any watch collection.
Come and see for yourself at Reestraat 3 Amsterdam.
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In 1932, the year in which brothers Charles and Jean Stern acquired Patek Philippe, the name of the manufacture’s prestigious symbol, the Calatrava cross, was given to a watch collection. The first true ‘family’ of watches Patek Philippe had created, the Calatrava quickly became a classic and is still regarded today as the brand’s most iconic collection.
The design was inspired by the Bauhaus movement, a German school of Arts based on the belief that ‘less is more’ and ‘form follows function’. Since the purpose of a watch is to tell the time, these principles discouraged any embellishments which could detract from the time-telling.
The result was a watch that was at once beautiful and practical. Presented in a round case with a flat bezel and simple dial with baton indices, the art of omission in the debut model Ref. 96, came to characterize the Calatrava’s understated, yet timeless style.
The design has become a template for other brands. A simple, minimalist dress watch with a sub-dial for the seconds at six o’clock, is often referred to as a Calatrava watch, regardless of the brand. So while Patek did it first, it is perfectly reasonable to stumble upon a JLC Calatrava or a Vacheron Constantin Calatrava.
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