Patek Philippe Calatrava Collection
Patek Philippe is well known for his high quality, intricate, expensive watches. In fact, some of the world’s most recognizable historical figures, like Queen Victoria and Pope Pius IX, have worn watches made by Patek. But even within the extensive set, the Patek Philippe Calatrava collection is considered superior. This collection has been in production since 1932 when it was born out of the need to create the perfect time piece that combined a beautiful form with flawless function. This collection features a variety of men and women’s watches that are sure to be treasured for many years to come.
The Calatrava 6000 is an intricate time piece modeled after the dashboard designs of vintage racing cars. It has a mechanical self-winding movement with hour, minute, and second dials. In addition to that this watch from this Patek collection has a perpetual calendar that keeps track of the month and day. With a sapphire crystal back, this watch is water resistant up to 30 meters and has a power reserve of up to 45 h max. It comes in two color schemes. One is made from rose gold and the other white gold. Both come with hand stitched chestnut alligator straps.
The Philippe 5296G men’s watch features two different types of dials to match the style of the wearer. The first is the 5296-010 which has the classic round design that has been a staple of the Patek Philippe Calatrava collection since its inception. The dial is opal white with gold at the hour markers. The second is the 5296-001 which features the more modern sundial face that has a row for hours and minutes and then a second row that details seconds Both watches features the date, a center sweep second hand, sapphire crystal case back, and are water resistant up to 30 meters.
For the ladies, the Patek Philippe Calatrava collection offers the 7119 which features a contemporary design that would be at home in any upscale wardrobe. The time is relayed in elegant Roman numerals on a white dial that is encircled with a bezel in a hobnail pattern. The movement is manually wound and mechanical. The vibrations per hour are 28’800 and the power reserve is 44 h max. The watch contains 18 jewels and 5 bridges. It comes in three fabulous colors including yellow gold with tan straps and white gold with black or brown straps.