Patek Philippe Calatrava 18K Yellow Gold Ref. 2572J With Hausmann & Co. Retailer's Mark
Manufacturer: Patek Philippe
Reference Number: 2572J
Movement: Manual winding
Condition: Good, wear consistent with age and use
Time Period: 1955
Retail / Compare-At Price: n/a collector’s item
Our Best Price: $15,750
Case Material: 18K yellow gold
Case Diameter: 36 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Waterproof: 80 ft./25 m.
Water Resistance: 2.5 ATM
Material Bezel: Fixed 18K yellow gold
Glass: Acrylic crystal
Dial: Silver matte
Dial Numerals: 18K yellow gold applied stick and Arabic numeral at 12 hour indices, and beady minutes divisions around the outer rim
BRACELET / STRAP
Bracelet color: Brown
Bracelet Material: Leather
Clasp: Tang straight Patek Philippe
Clasp material: 18K yellow gold
Hours, minutes, subsidiary seconds dial at 6 o’clock
Round-shaped two-body polished case
18K yellow gold stick-shaped hands
18K yellow gold straight downturned lugs
18K yellow gold solid case back
18K yellow gold recessed push/pull crown with Calatrava crown engraved
Silver matte dial with Hausmann & Co. retailer's mark above the subsidiary small seconds dial.
Visible hallmarks on the lugs and case back.
This mechanical movement caliber 10-200 is rhodium-plated, has fausses-côtes decoration, a straight-line lever escapement, a shock absorber, a monometallic balance, a self-compensating blued steel Breguet balance spring, and a swan-neck micrometer regulator that are adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and 5 positions with Gyromax balance, whiplash regulation and double stamped Geneva quality seal
This caliber 10-200 - 10 ligne across* - small seconds was produced from 1946 to 1965 was then replaced by caliber 215 that is still used today.
This reference was produced from 1955 to 1965.
Incomplete (no box, with extract from the Patek Philippe archives dated 1955)
* Metric unit system. There are 12 lignes to one French inch (pouce). The standardized conversion for a line is 2.255 mm (1 mm = 0.443 ligne), and it is abbreviated with the letter L or represented by the triple prime, ‴.
One line is the equivalent of 0.0888 international inch.