The history of Patek Philippe Calatrava

Patek Philippe Calatrava watches

The history of the Calatrava watch

A true icon of watchmaking, the Calatrava is the Patek Philippe watch the most sold in the world since the 30s. This mythical watch takes its name from the order of Calatrava, a Hispanic military order founded in the twelfth century, whose emblem is a Greek cross consisting of lilies at its ends.

The style of Patek Philippe Calatrava watch

Still sober and indifferent to fashion, the Calatrava watch is available in different versions. Whether male or female, it exists in extra-flat version or in an impressive casing with a smooth bezel or with "Clous de Paris" decoration.

It joined the clan of the indispensable watches such as the Rolex Datejust, the IWC Portuguese or the Omega Speedmaster.

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