Patek Philippe Calatrava Volutes And Arabesques - 38 mm - Platinum - Handengraved Dial - 5088/100P-001
Since its inception in 1932, many generations have loved the Calatrava collection for its timeless and understated perfection. With its legendary purity, the Calatrava is considered to be at the center of the existence of round wristwatches.
The iconic collection showcases classic round cases and structured lines and delivers a unique charm that is synonymous with the Patek Philippe brand. It is one of the most important cogs in the wheel for the Patek Philippe style. Moreover, these watches are supremely elegant and can impress watch lovers with its timeless yet understated perfection. The Calatrava collection is known and loved for its simple yet sleek, minimalist design as it follows the principle that form follows function. Over the years, the manufacturer has added the option for additional features & complications.
However, the Calatrava is perhaps a no-frills, time-only watch. Calatrava watches also have timeless designs that are perfected through the classic age-old Swiss watchmaking tradition. Many variations of the Calatrava have arrived over the years, and many new series that ensued. Still, the Calatrava has always been and will forever remain Patek’s signature watch.
Since being introduced in 1932, these watches have become an instant classic and are considered as Patek’s flagship model. And the classic features of the Calatrava line of watches are a living testament to the company’s slogan - “You never really own a Patek Philippe; you merely look after it for the next generation.”