Patek Philippe 565 565 18K Yellow Gold Manual Wind EXCEPTIONAL (30844)

30844 Patek Philippe 565 Calatrava Manual Wind, it has becoming extremely hard to find vintage Patek Philippe Calatrava references in this condition, th 18k yellow gold case is in outstanding original condition with bevels are thick and bold, the original details of case are obvious and gives the watch a sharp look, the watch does not appear to have ever been detailed in its past, the case hallmark under the crown is bold and clear ,manual wind Patek Philippe caliber, the original dial is in outstanding original condition and has not been altered, the Patek Philippe signature is crisp overall the dial is very clean, applied stick and arabic numerals, acrylic crystal, waterproof case back, original dust cover, original oversied crown, size 35mm, Outstanding condition for an iconic and important Patek Philippe Calatrava reference 565, accompanied by Patek Philippe Extract from the Archives confirming date of manufacturer in 1950.

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This is a vintage c. 1940's 18K yellow gold Patek Philippe Calatrava 565. The inside of the case back is engine turned and stamped with "PATENT – PATEK PHILIPPE & CO. – GENEVE – SWISS – REF. 565," a serial number, and several hallmarks. The 34.5mm diameter solid two-body case, screwed downturned lugs, and flat bezel, are polished. The original silvered dial has gold feuille hands, boat" shape applied gold baton hour indices, and applied gold Arabic numerals at the quarter hours. It has a 38-hour power reserve at full winding, and the 10mm thick case, dial, and movement are all signed.

This Patek Philippe Calatrava 565 has a mechanical manual winding Patek Philippe caliber 12 PS movement. It's rhodium plated with Cotes de Geneve embellishment, and it's constructed with 20 jewels, a bi-metallic balance, the quality seal of Geneva, and a straight-line lever escapement. It includes a self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, a swan-neck micrometer regulator, and the mechanism oscillates at a frequency of 19,800 vph (2.75 Hz).

The Patek Philippe 565 was originally introduced in 1938.