CIRCA: 1968
CASE MATERIAL: 18k white gold
DIAMETER: 35.5 mm.
STRAP MATERIAL: Brown Patek Philippe CROCODILE strap
DIAL: Silvered
FUNCTIONS: Time only
BUCKLE: 18k white gold Patek Philippe buckle
WITH: Extract from the Archives confirming the manufacture of the present watch in 1968 and its subsequent sale on 14 June 1968, presentation box and outer packaging

Ψ This endangered species strap is shown for display purposes only and is not for sale. Upon sale, this watch will be supplied to the buyer with a black leather strap.
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The present Calatrava is a highly attractive example of the celebrated model, distinguished by the very good overall condition - A striking watch of timeless design, as modern now as it was at the time of its sale.

In production from 1938 to 1972, reference 570 is considered a cornerstone of any serious Patek Philippe collection. It was available in the three gold colours as well as in steel and in platinum and with or without sweep centre seconds.

Other examples of reference 570 are described and illustrated in Patek Philippe Museum Patek Philippe Watches, Volume II, pp. 331-335.

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