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With The Watch Exchange London, selling your Calatrava couldn’t be easier. We offer a simple same-day payment service to make exchanging your watch an effortless experience.

How to sell your Calatrava

1. Complete our form

Complete our form to start the process. We aim to reply within 48 hours.

2. Visit our shop

Bring your watch, with proof of purchase, to our store in Mayfair.

3. Watch inspection

We will inspect your watch and offer a guaranteed fair price.

4. Get paid!

Accept our offer or choose to part-exchange. Get paid within an hour!

Important Features Of A Sellable Patek Philippe Calatrava

When assessing a Patek Philippe Calatrava for its resale value, several key features ensure it commands a good price. Firstly, the watch’s condition is paramount; watches in pristine condition or with minimal wear tend to fetch higher prices. Originality is also crucial; watches with original parts and factory finishes are more desirable. The presence of original packaging and documentation, such as the box and papers, significantly enhances a watch’s value.

Rarity and demand for specific models or limited editions can also affect the price. Lastly, the watch’s provenance, or history of ownership, can add to its allure, particularly if notable individuals have owned it.

Why Sell Your Calatrava To The Watch Exchange?

If you’re ready to sell your Patek Philippe watch, we can help. The Watch Exchange London provides a simple valuation service, and with 15 years of experience in the industry, we can always offer you the best prices for your Patek Calatrava. We provide a no-obligation valuation service with a fair price offered within 60 minutes.

Learn More About The Patek Calatrava

When Was The Patek Philippe Calatrava Made?

The Patek Philippe Calatrava was first introduced in 1932, a pivotal year for Patek Philippe, marking the consolidation of its aesthetic and technical mastery. The Calatrava line was inspired by the minimalist principles of the Bauhaus movement, which advocated for simple, functional, and elegant designs. This philosophy is clearly reflected in the Calatrava’s clean lines and understated beauty, making it an enduring classic in the world of luxury watches. Over the years, the Calatrava has seen various iterations, each maintaining the core ethos of its original design while incorporating subtle enhancements and new features.

What Is The Average Price Of A Patek Philippe Calatrava?

The average price of a Patek Philippe Calatrava can vary significantly depending on the model, age, condition, and material, with prices generally starting around £10,000 and can go up to over £30,000 for newer or special editions. Vintage pieces and those made from precious metals such as gold or platinum may fetch higher prices. Limited edition models or those with additional complications like a perpetual calendar or moon phase can command premiums, often exceeding these figures. The Calatrava’s enduring popularity and reputation for quality craftsmanship make it a sought-after piece among collectors and enthusiasts, reflecting its position in the luxury watch market.

Do Patek Philippe’s Hold Their Value?

Patek Philippe watches are renowned for their ability to retain and even appreciate in value over time, a testament to the brand’s exceptional craftsmanship, timeless design, and limited production. The Calatrava, in particular, embodies these qualities, making it one of the most sought-after models on the secondary market. Factors such as rarity, condition, provenance, and market demand can influence a specific watch’s investment potential. Patek Philippe’s reputation, coupled with the Calatrava’s iconic status, ensures that these watches are not only a symbol of luxury but also a potentially wise financial investment.

What’s A Patek Philippe Calatrava Worth?

Determining the worth of a Patek Philippe Calatrava requires considering several factors, including the model, age, condition, materials used, and market demand. Entry-level models in good condition may start from tens of thousands of pounds, with rare or sought-after models commanding higher prices. Special editions, vintage pieces, and those in pristine condition with original boxes and documentation can significantly increase a watch’s value. The Calatrava’s worth is not only in its material value but also in its heritage, craftsmanship, and the prestige associated with the Patek Philippe brand.

⌚️ Read more: Patek Philippe Watches With The Best Resale Value.

How Many Calatravas Are Made Each Year?

Patek Philippe maintains a policy of not disclosing exact production numbers, emphasising quality over quantity. This approach ensures the exclusivity and desirability of their watches, including the Calatrava. Industry estimates suggest that Patek Philippe produces only a few thousand watches across all its models each year, with Calatravas forming a portion of this production.

Are Patek Calatrava Watches Hard To Find?

Given their limited production, exceptional quality, and high demand, Patek Calatrava watches can be hard to find, especially specific models or limited editions. The search for a particular Calatrava can be challenging, with collectors and enthusiasts often waiting for the right piece to become available. This scarcity is part of what makes owning a Calatrava so special, as it is not just a watch but a piece of Patek Philippe’s storied history.

How Can You Spot A Fake Patek Philippe Calatrava?

Spotting a fake Patek Philippe Calatrava involves paying close attention to detail. Authentic Calatravas exhibit impeccable craftsmanship, with precise engravings, high-quality materials, and flawless dial printing. Differences in weight, finishing quality, and movement details are key indicators of authenticity. Genuine Patek Philippe watches also come with documentation and a unique serial number that can be verified with the manufacturer. Familiarity with Patek Philippe’s craftsmanship standards and consulting with reputable dealers are essential steps in ensuring authenticity.

⌚️ Check & Verify: Patek Philippe Serial Numbers.

When Is The Best Time To Sell My Patek Philippe Calatrava?

The best time to sell your Patek Philippe Calatrava is when you have all the original packaging and documentation, and the market demand for your specific model is high. Factors such as the overall condition of the watch, current market trends, and the scarcity of your model can also influence the best timing for a sale. Monitoring auction results and staying informed about the pre-owned watch market can provide insights into when your Calatrava might fetch the highest price.

How Do You Adjust A Patek Philippe Calatrava Watch?

Adjusting a Patek Philippe Calatrava involves carefully pulling out the crown to the correct position for setting the time or date. For time adjustments, the crown is typically pulled out to the second position, where turning it will move the hands to the desired time. For models with a date function, the crown may need to be pulled to a first or intermediate position. It’s essential to refer to the specific instructions for your Calatrava model to avoid any damage to the movement. Gently pushing the crown back in and ensuring it’s securely fastened will resume the watch’s normal operation.

How Do You Set The Time On A Patek Calatrava?

To set the time on a Patek Calatrava, gently pull the crown out to its second position. This action will stop the movement, allowing you to turn the crown to adjust the hands to the correct time. Once the desired time is set, carefully push the crown back into its original position to re-engage the movement. It’s important to handle the crown with care to avoid damaging the watch’s precise mechanism. Always ensure the crown is fully pressed in to maintain the Calatrava’s water resistance and overall integrity.

Sell your Calatrava In Four Simple Steps

Sell your watch hassle-free. Fill out our form to sell and get a quick valuation. We offer same-day payments for sellers ensuring a smooth, transparent transaction with no surprises.

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Get to know The Watch Exchange London

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For over 15 years, we have valued and bought some of the biggest names in the watch industry, including Rolex. Our highly skilled team of watch buyers will thoroughly inspect your Rolex watch before making a fair offer. We tend to buy luxury timepieces worth between £500 and £500,000. 

If you accept our offer, we’ll complete the hassle-free payment process in under 60 minutes. We aim to make your watch selling journey as smooth as possible, taking a delicate process and turning it into a favourable one.

  • Family business in Mayfair’s exclusive Burlington Arcade.
  • Experts in valuing Rolex, Cartier, and other leading brands.
  • Bought over 10,000 watches and counting!
  • 15 years of experience in making fair offers and valuations.
  • Trusted by high-profile clients.
  • 100% secure and quick payments.

Quick & simple

We keep our exchange process quick and easy, so you can get an offer as soon as possible.

Expert watch buyers

With over 15 years of experience, we’ve bought over 10,000 watches and counting!

Experienced valuations

Our team is highly qualified and experienced. The price we offer you is fair and based on a full inspection.

Same-day payment

Accept our offer or part-exchange. We’ll send payment to your bank in less than 60 minutes.

Value your watch at our shop in Burlington Arcade, London

Our watch shop is located at 23 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London, W1J 0PR. We’re open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and take hourly appointments from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on these days.

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