Patek Philippe 2457J Vintage Calatrava Watch Replaced the Ref. 96 with Center Seconds Circa 1957
This 2457J vintage Patek Philippe watch is made in 18K yellow gold features a 27 SC sweep second hand movement and new crocodile strap. The dial is original and in mint condition. Multiple strap options are available.
Date & Paperwork:
The watch was made in 1957, confirmed by the included original certificate of origin. Additionally, the watch comes with a one year movement guarantee.
Condition: This example is in amazing original well preserved condition, with original dial, hands, original crown, strong hallmarks to case.
Essay: Launched in 1950 remained in production until 1958, The Patek Philippe reference 2457 was released to replace the iconic reference 96 Center Second hand model. . The reference retained the same case shape and proportions as its predecessor and was made in stainless steel, platinum, pink and white gold as well as yellow gold such as the current watch. The caliber was a 27 SC with center seconds housed in a Gerlach made case and silvered Stern Freres dial. To date, circa 55 examples in yellow gold have been known to the market.Specifications: