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Help! Trying to buy a Calatrava for Husband- wedding anniversary

You are right in that the 6119 is a more modern Calatrava -- I like to call it the "new generation" of this line, which includes a highly nontrivial makeover both on the dial and the movement side. Personally, I view it as a significant watch to wear at b
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By: csk323
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Jurry
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Help! Trying to buy a Calatrava for Husband- wedding anniversary

Congratulations on your 25th anniversary! You would like to consider two watches since your husband likes the watch with a hobnail bezel in rose gold and with a visible movement- the 5119 and 5116. The difference between the two is the 5116 comes with an
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By: csk323
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Jurry
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Help! Trying to buy a Calatrava for Husband- wedding anniversary

I believe you are correct in identifying the reference you saw back in St. Thomas. It might have well been either a 5119 (a reference introduced in 2007), or if your visit took place earlier, a 3919. Now both of these references are out of the official ca
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By: csk323
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Jurry
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Help! Trying to buy a Calatrava for Husband- wedding anniversary

Hi! Our 25th is coming up. My husband has talked about owning a Patek Phillip Calatrava for as long as I can remember. We looked at them in person only once at a jeweler in St. Thomas. It was have been around 2005. The watch he loved had a hobnail bezel i
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By: csk323
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Jurry
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Hi all

For those who are lucky enough to possess a 5196g would you mind sharing what the size is from lugs to lugs please ? Or any advise of wherei could find such information ? I can easily find the case diam and movement size but nothing including the lugs. Th
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By: Watch_kha_wen
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Watch_kha_wen
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Happy Friday!

Some great looking watches posted. Love the 5196P.
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By: Erik1
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Happy Friday!

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By: Erik1
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Erik1
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Automatic vs. Manual winding Patek?

Manual wind offers you a tangible, intimate connection with your watch - you cannot just strap it on, you need to give it energy, most often each day. Manual wind movements are also slimmer due to the absence of a rotor, useful to note if you value that.
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By: Migvel
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sham1
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Automatic vs. Manual winding Patek?

Hi, I’m still new in this forum. I’m considering a reference 5153 which is automatic or a say Travel Time ref. 5134. Thoughts on automatic vs. Manual winding? Thank you
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By: Migvel
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sham1
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What is the Calatrava Cross?

I am also interested in the reason why PP adopted the coat of arms from the Military Order of Calatrava as the trade mark of their Company Products. I can`t find any explanation of this affair so far. But I imagine the 2 1 Calatrava Cross is noble, beaut
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By: Baron - Mr Red
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sguyonnet
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