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Patek Philippe Calatrava 30mm 2451
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
case size. Ref 2451. Circa 1950s. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Dress Patek
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1950s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

Yellow Gold

Retro Patek Philippe Calatrava 30mm 2451
Patek Philippe Calatrava 30mm 2451
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W 1.19 in L 1.19 in
Patek Philippe Calatrava 3520
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
. Will fit a 7.25 to 7.5 inch wrist. Ref 3520. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned
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1980s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

Yellow Gold

Retro Patek Philippe Calatrava 3520
Patek Philippe Calatrava 3520
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H 1.3 in W 1.3 in
Patek Philippe Gondolo 5014
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Classic Patek Philippe Gondolo 5014 watch is made out of white gold on a
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1990s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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White Gold

Retro Patek Philippe Gondolo 5014
Patek Philippe Gondolo 5014
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W 1.09 in
Patek Philippe Calatrava 2552
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
1953-1955. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Vintage Patek Philippe Calatrava
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1950s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

Yellow Gold

Retro Patek Philippe Calatrava 2552
Patek Philippe Calatrava 2552
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W 1.38 in L 1.38 in
Patek Philippe Skeleton 3878
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
3878. Circa 1988. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Dress Patek Philippe Skeleton
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1980s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Pagoda 2441
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
Vintage Patek Philippe "Eiffel Tower" in 18k yellow gold with flared lugs. Watch was factory
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1950s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Yellow Gold

Retro Patek Philippe Pagoda 2441
Patek Philippe Pagoda 2441
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H 1.19 in W 0.91 in
Patek Philippe Tegola "Hour Glass" 1593 Platinum Silver Dial Manual Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Dress Patek Philippe Tegola 1593 watch is made out of Platinum on a
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1950s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Platinum, Silver

Patek Philippe 2488J Manual Wind Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This 2488J vintage rectangular Patek Philippe watch features sub-seconds dial, and a
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold

Patek Philippe Vintage 18k gold Manual Wristwatch Ref 3319/7
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Vintage Patek Philippe Vintage 3319/7 watch is
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1960s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2457J Calatrava Watch Circa 1957
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This 2457J vintage Patek Philippe watch is made in 18K yellow gold features a 27 SC
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold

Patek Philippe Neptune 18k & Stainless Steel Quartz Wristwatch Ref 4880-1
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
/ date. 27 mm case size. Ref 4880-1. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Dress
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1990s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Stainless Steel, 18k Gold, Steel

Patek Philippe 570G Calatrava Watch 35.5mm Circa 1968
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This 570G Calatrava Patek Philippe watch features a manual winding movement with a
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1960s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold

Patek Philippe Classic 18k yellow gold Manual Wristwatch Ref 4429/1J
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
Patek Philippe Classic ladies watch with Onyx dial in 18k yellow gold. Manual wind 16-250 Caliber
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1980s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Beta 21 3603 1 in yellow gold 37mm Quartz watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
service box and letter. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Vintage Patek Philippe
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1970s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Ellipse 18k white gold Manual Wristwatch Ref 3617/1
By Patek Philippe
Located in Surfside, FL
papers. Circa 1976. Fine Pre-owned Patek Philippe Watch. Certified preowned Dress Patek Philippe
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1970s Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, White Gold

Patek Philippe 1530A Rectangular Watch, circa 1948
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 1530A Vintage rectangular stainless steel watch with fancy tear
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold

Patek Philippe 1530A Rectangular Watch, circa 1948
Patek Philippe 1530A Rectangular Watch, circa 1948
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H 0.24 in W 0.95 in L 1.42 in
Vintage Patek Philippe Calatrava Yellow Gold Wristwatch Ref. 2452J
By Patek Philippe
Located in New York, NY
A vintage and classic Patek Philippe watch of Calatrava model, manual wind. Made in 18K yellow gold
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe 2551J Calatrava Watch, circa 1955
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
vintage and pre-owned Patek Philippe watches. Our services in repairing and restoring modern and vintage
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2551J Calatrava Watch, circa 1955
Patek Philippe 2551J Calatrava Watch, circa 1955
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H 0.44 in Dm 1.42 in
Patek Philippe 5015 Gold Watch Power Reserve 18k Estate Wristwatch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
The Patek Philippe watch model 5015 is a classic and highly regarded watch. It’s known for elegant
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1990s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe 2551J Calatrava Watch, circa 1957
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
-owned Patek Philippe watches. Our services in repairing and restoring modern and vintage watches are
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2551J Calatrava Watch, circa 1957
Patek Philippe 2551J Calatrava Watch, circa 1957
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H 0.44 in Dm 1.42 in
Patek Philippe & Co. Yellow Gold Ellipse Bracelet Watch with Custom Bracelet
By Patek Philippe
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Golden Ellipse / Reference 38481-1
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1980s Swiss Modernist Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Vintage Patek Philippe Ellipse 3598 18K Yellow Gold Oval Manual Unisex Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Miami, FL
This vintage Patek Philippe watch is a true testament to the brand's exceptional craftsmanship and
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1970s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Yellow Gold Disco Volante Original Dial Automatic Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Men's Oversized Wrist Watch
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1950s Swiss Art Deco Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe 2573-1J Calatrava Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 2573-1J vintage Calatrava watch features a manual movement with a
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 1432J Art Deco Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This 1432J Patek Philippe Art Deco watch features tear drop lugs and crocodile strap
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Art Deco Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 583R Gondolo Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This 583R Patek Philippe vintage watch features a two tone salmon pink dial, and new
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 583R Gondolo Watch
Patek Philippe 583R Gondolo Watch
W 0.99 in D 0.4 in L 1.5 in
Patek Philippe 3491/3G Ladies Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 3491/3G ladies watch features a 26 x 26 mm case with textured
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe Ladies 18 Karat, Yellow Gold Art Deco Bracelet Watch, circa 1940s
By Patek Philippe
Located in Long Beach, CA
solid 18Kt. gold. The case and movement are also hand made. This watch comes with a Patek Philippe
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Art Deco Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Rose Gold Automatic Watch Ref 2584, circa 1956
By Patek Philippe
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Large Round Bracelet / Ref. 2584
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modernist Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2461 Tegola 18k Solid Gold Tank Tegolino Ciraca 1955
By Patek Philippe
Located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, IDF
PATEK PHILIPPE Genève Founded in 1839 For the discerning ones Wear Patek Philippe watch it's
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1950s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Gold

Patek Philippe 3998/1J Automatic Calatrava Bracelet Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
-owned Patek Philippe watches. We have served Los Angeles from our same location for decades, building
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Late 20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2494J Calatrava Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This 2494J Patek Philippe Calatrava watch features a 33 mm in diameter case, with a
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold

Patek Philippe Calatrava Full Set with 36 Diamonds Lady 4820 18k White Gold
By Patek Philippe
Located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, IDF
PATEK PHILIPPE & Cie Genève Founded in 1839 For the discerning ones Wear Patek Philippe watch
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1990s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Gold, White Gold

Patek Philippe 1049R Rose Gold Ladies Square Watch Circa 1947
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 1049R ladies small square strap watch is 18K Rose gold, measuring
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe Yellow Gold Art Deco Style Manual Watch, circa 1948 with Archival
By Patek Philippe
Located in Long Beach, CA
Style watch by the premier house of Patek Philippe. It is fitted with their most famous movement, the
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Art Deco Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Patek Philippe 1461/1A Stainless Steel Calatrava Tiffany & Co. Watch Circa 1948
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 1461-1A vintage stainless steel Calatrava Tiffany & Co. watch
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Stainless Steel

Patek Philippe 3419A Stainless Steel Calatrava Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 3419A vintage Calatrava watch has a Amagnetic 27 AM 400 caliber
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Stainless Steel

Patek Philippe 1589R Calatrava Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 1589R Calatrava watch is jumbo size, 36 mm in diameter, with a
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 3410J 3rd series Calatrava Watch 35mm with 27-400 A Magnetic
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 3410J vintage Calatrava watch is made in 18K yellow gold
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2536J Calatrava Watch 36mm Unusual Lugs Circa 1954
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This rare and unusual Patek Philippe 2536J Calatrava watch features a 36mm case with
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2452J Calatrava Watch 35mm Circa 1951
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
selection of vintage and pre-owned Patek Philippe watches. We have served Los Angeles from our same location
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe Waltham Railroad 18K Yellow Gold Manual-Wind Pocket Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Aventura, FL
before on Patek Philippe watches. Considering its age it is in very good condition throughout. Details
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1990s American Modernist Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Gold Wrist Watch Dated 1964
By Patek Philippe
Located in London, GB
An elegant, fine and rare vintage wristwatch by Patek Philippe made in 1964. The 18 carat
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1960s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Gold, 18k Gold

Patek Philippe Gold Wrist Watch Dated 1964
Patek Philippe Gold Wrist Watch Dated 1964
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H 1.5 in W 0.99 in
Patek Philippe 2443J Rectangular Watch, Circa 1953
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: Patek Philippe 2443J rectangular shaped watch measuring 40 x 26 mm, and made in 18K
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1950s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Ladies Vintage White Gold Mechanical Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1960s Patek Philippe Ladies Wrist Watch 16 x 16 M>M> 18k White Gold 2 Piece case with Hand
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1960s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, White Gold

Patek Philippe Calatrava 2555 Unisex Watch in Yellow Gold
By Patek Philippe
Located in New York, NY
Patek Philippe Calatrava 2555 Unisex Watch in Yellow Gold SKU: 120271 PRIMARY DETAILS Brand
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1950s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Yellow Gold

Vintage Patek Philippe 18k Rose Gold Watch, Ref # 2461
By Patek Philippe
Located in Princeton, NJ
Vintage 18k Rose Gold Patek Philippe rectangular watch featuring a silver dial with diamond hour
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1950s European Retro Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Diamond, 18k Gold, Rose Gold

Vintage Patek Philippe Diamond Blue Dial Gold Ladies Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Miami, FL
This elegant Vintage 1960s all-original Patek Philippe ladies' watch is crafted in 18k white gold
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1960s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Diamond, Gold

Patek Philippe Extremely Rare Lady's Yellow Gold Bracelet Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in New York, NY
An extremely rare Patek Philippe lady's bracelet watch, manufactured in 1973, constituted of 18k
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1970s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Patek Philippe Ref 2493 Vintage Yellow Gold Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1950s Patek Philippe Reference 2493 Wrist Watch, 30 x 30 MM 18k Yellow Gold 2 piece stepped
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1950s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe ''Enamel'' Dial
By Patek Philippe
Located in Yeşilköy, TR
Brand: Patek Philippe (Guaranteed Authentic) Reference Number: 2515 Manucfacturing Year: 1954
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1950s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe Ellipse 18k Gold Manual ladies watch Ref 3350
By Patek Philippe
Located in Miami, FL
late 1960s, Patek Philippe lady's 18k white gold and factory set diamond set on bezel bracelet watch
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1980s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe Ref 4265 Yellow Gold Ladies Bracelet Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1970s Patek Philippe Reference 4265 Ladies wrist watch, 23 x 22 M.M 18k Yellow Gold Cushion
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1970s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref 570 Yellow Gold vintage Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1960 Reference 570 Patek Philippe Calatrava Wrist Watch, 36 M.M 18k Yellow Gold 3 piece case
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1960s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe 1970s Ref 4237 Mechanical Gold Bracelet Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1970s Patek Philippe Reference 4237 / 1 18k Yellow Gold Bracelet Watch, 25 x 21 M.M 2 Piece
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1970s Swiss Modernist Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold

Patek Philippe Ref 3420 Yellow Gold Mechanical Gents Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1960 Patek Philippe Reference 3420 Wrist watch. 34 M.M. 3 Piece 18k yellow Gold case, 18
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1960s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Patek Philippe Calatrava Ref 3919 Yellow Gold Mechanical Wrist Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1996 Patek Philippe Calatrava reference 3919 Wrist Watch, 33 M.M. 18k Yellow Gold 2 piece
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1990s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Yellow Gold Diamond Bezel Tortue Quartz Dress Watch
By Patek Philippe
Located in Long Beach, CA
wrist watch is fitted with Patek Philippe's highest grade hand made quartz movement. The finishing work
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1980s Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

Patek Philippe 2484J 32mm Disco Volante Calatrava Watch, Circa 1957
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
This Patek Philippe 2484J "Disco Violante" (Flying saucer) Vintage Calatrava watch is made in 18K
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1950s Swiss Modern Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

Patek Philippe 2458J Massive Vintage 36mm Calatrava Watch Circa 1949
By Patek Philippe
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Introduction: This Patek Philippe 2458J vintage Calatrava watch is made in 18K yellow gold
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Mid-20th Century Swiss Patek Philippe Retro Watch

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18k Gold

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Patek Philippe Retro Watch For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the patek philippe retro watch you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Every item for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using Gold, 18k Gold and Yellow Gold. A patek philippe retro watch can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 5 Diamond versions can add an especially stylish touch. A baguette cut version of this piece has appeal, but there are also marquise cut and round cut versions for sale. Finding a patek philippe retro watch for sale for men should be easy, but there are 20 pieces available to browse for unisex as well as women, too.

How Much is a Patek Philippe Retro Watch?

On average, a patek philippe retro watch at 1stDibs sells for $14,000, while they’re typically $7,400 on the low end and $125,000 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Patek Philippe for sale on 1stDibs

It shouldn’t be surprising that a Patek Philippe holds the world auction record for a watch ($31.2 million for a Patek Grandmaster Chime, sold at Christie’s). Known for impeccable craftsmanship and some of the most complicated timepieces ever created, the brand is considered by many to be the height of fine watchmaking. Collectors simply love Patek Philippe watches.

The house was founded in Geneva in 1839 by Polish expats Antoni Patek and Franciszek Czapek. Czapek left the firm, and in 1845, Patek partnered with French watchmaker Jean Adrien Philippe. It was the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Catering to the glitterati of Europe, the pair counted among their clients Tolstoy, Pope Pius IX and Queen Victoria, as well as Countess Koscowicz of Hungary, for whom they created the first Swiss-made wristwatch in 1868. They also had their eye on the American market and in 1851 entered an arrangement with Tiffany & Co. still in effect today.

During the Great Depression, brothers Jean and Charles Stern, who had previously supplied Patek Philippe with watch dials, bought the company, and it continues to be run by the Stern family today.

Under the Sterns, the house has developed some of its most famous models, including the Calatrava, an elegantly minimal dress watch introduced in 1932 and named for the Calatrava Cross (the company’s logo since 1887), and the Nautilus, the brand’s first sports watch, conceived by legendary designer Gérald Genta in 1976.

Despite the house’s longevity, it’s rumored that it has manufactured fewer than a million Patek watches, making each one all the more coveted. (The brand's pieces are understandably attractive to counterfeiters — make sure you know how to spot a fake Patek Philippe watch.)

Find authentic Patek Philippe watches, cufflinks, bracelets and more on 1stDibs today.

Finding the Right wrist-watches for You

Antique, new and vintage wristwatches have captured the hearts and minds of all manner of watch collectors as well as the watchmakers themselves — it's time you found your own.

Certain vintage watches for men and iconic watch designs for women are sought after not only because of their graceful proportions or innovative materials but also because of the illustrious histories of the houses that created them, histories that they stylishly embody.

Bulgari’s legendary Serpenti watch was on everyone’s list after the collection’s bold bracelet, which technically debuted after the timepiece, graced the wrist of actress Elizabeth Taylor. If anything, elaborately crafted timepieces — the unmistakably boxy silhouette of Cartier Tank watches, the elegant and minimal Calatrava designed by legendary Swiss house Patek Philippe — are even more effective than the shape we associate with traditional wristwatches.

Form watches — the all-encompassing moniker bestowed upon non-round watches — are making headlines and completing contemporary fashionable ensembles the world over. At the same time, both casual fans and careful collectors are drawn to the unbeatable charm of vintage styles, such as the icons designed by Omega that even James Bond can’t resist.

In the early days of watchmaking, watches were fragile enough that they necessitated protection from the elements. Now, wristwatches made of gold and steel can withstand the harshest climates — even 100 meters underwater, in the case of Rolex’s Submariner. Designer Gérald Genta, whose range of clients included Rolex, created for Audemars Piguet the first luxury sports timepiece to be made from stainless steel. First introduced in 1972, the Royal Oak was a perfect choice for blending the form and function that are now synonymous with sports watches.

Are you shopping for a wristwatch? It’s good to keep your needs as well as your specific personal style in mind: A smaller, subtle timepiece is a good fit for small wrists. When will you be wearing your new accessory? There’s a versatile model out there for everyday wear, while a rugged, feature-heavy watch is a safe bet if you’re prone to embarking on all-weather activities in the great outdoors.

Find antique, new and vintage wristwatches on 1stDibs.

Questions About Patek Philippe
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    All Patek Philippe watches have serial numbers engraved on the case’s back. Luxury watches will always have a serial number to help with authentication, and Patek Philippe is no exception. Consult the brand’s website for more information on finding the date of manufacture on your watch. On 1stDibs, find a collection of vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe watches from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To set a Patek Philippe watch, pull the crown out to its farthest setting when the second hand hits the 12:00 mark. The second hand will stop, and you can set the time by turning the crown until the watch shows the right time. Then, push the crown back in, and the watch is set. On 1stDibs, find vintage and modern Patek Philippe from top sellers worldwide.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Most Patek Philippe Geneve watches are similar in their adjustments. Turn the crown clockwise to wind the watch once per day, and use the small push buttons on the side of the case to set other parameters like month and day. On some less complicated models, everything is adjusted by unscrewing the crown and putting it in different positions. Consult the brand’s website for more specific setting instructions. On 1stDibs, find a collection of vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe watches from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Patek Philippe does have women's watches available for sale. The brand's signature Nautilus timepiece comes in a slimmer silhouette intended for women. In addition, the brand offers the Twenty~4 Automatic collection exclusively for women. These watches are available in stainless steel and rose gold. Most models feature genuine diamond accents. Shop a range of Patek Philippe women's watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Patek Philippe makes stainless steel watches. The Nautilus, Calatrava, Complications and Aquanaut collections all feature stainless steel models, as does the women's Twenty~4 Automatic collection. Depending on the line, you may have your choice of a stainless steel watch with a leather band or metal bracelet. Find a collection of Patek Philippine stainless steel watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes. Patek Philippe watches are waterproof — some more than others. In 1979, Patek Philippe devised a watch that was fully waterproof down to 120 meters, which was astonishing for the times. However, Patek Philippe dress watches aren’t designed to be in water regularly, but two of its sport watches, the Aquanaut and the Nautilus, are designed for wearing in the water, and they’re water-resistant down to 120 meters. Shop a collection of vintage and new Patek Philippe pieces from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Patek Philippe quartz watches are battery powered, but automatic and manual winding ones are not. The batteries on quartz watches usually last for a few years before needing to be replaced. Shop iconic vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe timepieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The best Patek Philippe watch is ultimately a matter of opinion. Since its founding in 1839, demand has soared for the wide range of sophisticated timepieces that the legendary watchmaker has brought into the world. Whether you gravitate toward the Calatrava, the Nautilus or another model, Patek Philippe has crafted many different watches that offer various levels of complexity and design. Shop a large collection of vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe watches to suit any taste on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Some of the less expensive Patek Philippe watches are priced between $19,000 and $30,000 USD. Within this price range, buyers can choose from Calatrava, Nautilus and Aquanaut. There are plenty of Patek Philippe watches to choose from on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    The exact method of changing a strap on a Patek Philippe watch varies by the model. To detach straps from the timepiece, there will be small push buttons to release. Remember to use a toothpick or other tool that will not scratch the metal. Consult the brand’s website for more specific information on each model.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Adjustments on a Patek Philippe watch vary depending on the model. The crown is for winding the timepiece, and other functions are often controlled by push buttons. For specific instructions on adjustments and settings, consult the brand’s website. On 1stDibs, find a collection of vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Patek Philippe watches are one of the most accurate timepieces available in the luxury market today. The level of accuracy varies from watch to watch. However, every watch the brand offers is accurate by -3 to +2 seconds over a 24-hour period. On 1stDibs, find a variety of expertly vetted Patek Philippe watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Patek Philippe does have a tourbillon watch, the Grand Complications 6002R. The model is a redesign of the Reference 6002 Sky Moon Tourbillon. It features a rose gold case, a champlevé and cloisonné brown enamel dial and a chestnut alligator leather strap. Shop a wide range of Patek Philippe watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Yes, Patek Philippe created a limited edition two-sided watch called the Grandmaster Chime. It debuted in 2014 to honor the brand's 175th anniversary, and the company made only seven of them. One side of the face shows the time, and the other displays the calendar. Shop a collection of Patek Philippe watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Patek Philippe watches are generally considered to be exceptionally good timepieces. The brand continuously creates new technologies to expand the functionality and increase the accuracy of their designs, and artisans handcraft every watch that bares the Patel Phillipe name. Even production of the parts takes place in-house to ensure quality. Shop a wide range of Patel Phillipe watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, all Patek Philippe watches have serial numbers. Luxury watches will often have a serial number to help with authentication. Patek Philippe serial numbers are engraved on the case back. Consult the brand’s website for more information on finding the date of manufacture on your watch. On 1stDibs, find a collection of vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, Patek Philippe watches hold their value very well due to their immense popularity among collectors. Patek Philippe is one of the world's premier watchmakers with over 150 years of experience. On 1stDibs, find a collection of vintage and contemporary Patek Philippe watches.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    Patek Philippe watches may be quartz or mechanical, depending on the model. The brand uses quartz movements in some Gondolo, Nautilus and Aquanaut timepieces. However, the majority of the brand's watches feature manual or self-winding mechanical movement. Find a collection of Patek Philippe watches on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To set the time on a Patek Philippe watch, unscrew the crown and wind it clockwise. Other functions will depend on the exact model you have and its complexity. For information on specific models, consult the brand’s website. On 1stDibs, you’ll find a collection of vintage and modern Patek Philippe watches from some of the world’s top sellers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Wearing a Patek Philippe luxury wristwatch is an excellent status symbol for any aspiring celebrity or businessperson. In 1851, the Queen of England sported a Patek Philippe watch, and it increased its popularity among wealthy, high-profile people. You'll find a collection of authentic Patek Philippe watches on 1stDibs.