Patek Philippe 2428J Vintage Calatrava made in 18K yellow gold, with oversized massive straight lugs. The case measures 34.5 x 41mm. The watch was made in 1952 with a classic Calatrava matte silver dial, raised gold baton indexes and "Dauphine" hands. The watch is fitted with a 10"200 caliber 18-jewel manual wind movement # 958480, Case# 422628. The watch is accompanied with a brown crocodile strap. The watch is accompanied with an extract certificate from the archives confirming its date of manufacture and further sale.
Essay: 2428: During the 1940s and 1950’s was a great time for watch making, and this Patek Philippe reference 2428 proves that. With its 34.5mm 18k gold case and oversized straight lugs, this watch is an early example of the iconic Calatrava. This watch features a classic dial design, with floating subsidiary-seconds dial and Dauphine hands. The movement is a Patek Philippe caliber 10’’’200, which, in typical Patek fashion, is as beautiful as the watch itself. This is a classic dress watch produced by the king of dress watches.
Movement: 10"200 manual wind, 18-jewels
Case Diameter: 34.5mm
Dial Color: Original matte Silvered white dial
Band Type: Crocodile
Functions: Time only
Condition: As New Mint with some slight wear to the dial.