The Patek Philippe Calatrava Replica Watches line of time-only watches has often been unfortunately relegated to live in the shadow cast by the brand’s more complicated pieces like their perpetual calendars or their instantly recognizable sport watch models in the Nautilus and Aquanaut. Honestly, it’s understandable since demure 3-hand time only watches have been a cornerstone of the line, but every now and then there are standouts that do something a little different.
Now, onto the dial, which has four unique surfaces. The Best Patek Philippe Replica black, almost-grainy outermost ring indicates the date in white Arabic numerals and you’ll note the date hand pointing to the 18th in the image above. The red-lacquered arrow tipped hand replaces the old lunar crescent, which I think is a good move here as the arrow matches the aesthetic design of the watch much more here. Moving inward from the date ring is the circular brushed hour ring using a larger number font in Arabic numerals to indicate the hours.
As I mentioned, the case is Patek Philippe Replica Swiss Movement 39mm wide and a slim 8.84mm thick and with 22mm wide lugs, it has a good, substantial wrist presence. The case is done in 18k white gold, which has always been one of my least preferred materials. When I want gold, I prefer yellow or rose gold. Otherwise, it’s Platinum when considering pieces that look more subdued but are obvious to anyone with a somewhat trained eye to spot as being that pinnacle precious metal. White gold just leaves me uninspired, but that’s a personal preference.