Patek PhilippeCalatrava 1463A




Lot Number

Year of Production1951
Case Size-
Case MaterialStainless steel
Dial ColorSilver
Movement TypeManual


Brand Patek Philippe, Geneva Year circa 1951 Reference 1463 A Movement No. 868 145 Calibre 13-130 CC, manual-winding, 23 jewels Case No. 660 171 (by Frères Borgel, Taubert Frères Manufacture, Geneva) Material/s stainless steel Bracelet brown leather PP strap Buckle stainless steel PP pin-buckle Dimensions Ø 34.4 mm. 42.9 x 34.4 mm. Thickness 11.8 mm. Weight 42.2 gr. (approx.) Signature dial, case and movement Accessories Extract from the Archives Patek Philippe Ref. 1463 A, water-resistant, chronograph, minute counter, silver dial, Roman numerals; stainless steel The first reference of a water-resistant wristwatch with chronograph produced by the Manufacture Stainless steel, manual-winding, round-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, with subsidiary seconds at 9 o’clock and two horological complications: • 1/5 second chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band) with tachometer scale graduated on the dial for 1 000 metres • Half-instantaneous 30-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 3 o’clock) Case: two-piece, polished and satin-finished, concave lugs, inclined bezel, water-resistant with screwed case-back; polished winding-crown. Dial: silver colour, with stainless steel applied suspended Roman numerals (VI-XII) and dots, external minute track with black painted lines; stainless steel “Feuille” leaf-shaped hands. Movement: calibre 13-130 CC, manual-winding, 23 jewels, cut bimetallic compensated balance, blued steel hairspring with terminal curve, polished steel index-regulator with spring and micrometric screw; movement protected by a cap against dust and humidity. The Extract from the Archives, dated May 31, 2006, mentions that this watch was made in 1951 and sold on January 31, 1952. dial, case and movement

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Calatrava - 1463A