The Most Expensive Patek Philippe Wristwatches of All Time

Patek Philippe Replica watches are never cheap – but just how expensive can they get?Let’s climb our way up the millions, and get to know some of the most exquisite timepieces that have helped make Patek history.

The “Calatravone”

Manufactured in 1942, its appeal lies in its rarity as well as its very well-preserved 37 mm case. The Ref. 570, known as the “Calatravone”, is also popular amongst collectors due to its large case (for the era), as well as its flat bezel and modern look.

The real allure of this Cheap Patek Philippe Replica, however, is that it is one of only two steel Ref. 570 models with an exquisite two-tone dial plus Breguet numerals and railway track to ever appear at auction.

Split-seconds chronograph from 1945

Continuing on the same track, this gentlemen’s split-seconds chronograph from 1945 is one of only two known Ref. 1436 models to have a stainless-steel case. As with many of the vintage watches on this list, most other models tended to have a yellow-gold, or occasionally rose-gold case. While Patek Philippe Replica Men Watches did, in fact, make a small number of stainless-steel cases throughout the early 1940s, less than a handful were ever actually used.

The Ref. 1436‘s silvered dial features raised steel hour markers, while the signature and scales use raised black enamel. The Ref. 1436 was sold on November 7, 2015, for CHF 3.3 million by Phillips in Geneva. Moreover, it was only the second time that the watch had been offered up for sale since its original sale in 1949 – despite having three owners in this time.

Ref. 2499 in Yellow Gold

While no longer in existence, its name appears on several of the most important Patek and Rolex pieces from the last century. The Copy Patek Philippe Watches is known for replacing the 1518, and the first series, with watches such as this, feature square chronograph buttons, applied Arabic numerals, and a tachymeter scale.

“J.B. Champion” Ref. 2458

This Fully Iced Out Patek Replica is the only known version to have a platinum case. The dial of the Ref. 2458 displays small seconds at 9 o’clock and the prestigious words “GENEVA OBSERVATORY BULLETIN No. 861121” at 3 o’clock. Additionally, the dial is decorated with beady minute divisions around the periphery.

Nautilus Ref. 5711/1A-018

In a year already filled with 7511 hype with the appearance of the new olive-green Nautilus model, Patek excited its followers further with the one and only Ref. 7511/1A-018.The luxury sports model features an open caseback and an in-house automatic movement with central seconds, the calibre 26-330 S C, which is to be discontinued in 2022.

Ref. 1527

A relation of the above model, this Patek Philippe Replica Swiss Movement from 1943 integrates not only a perpetual calendar and moonphase, but also a chronograph function. Furthermore, it is the only one of its kind existing in the world. The Ref. 1527 comes in an 37.6 mm 18-carat yellow gold tonneau-shaped case. A silvered matte dial indicates the time with applied gold Arabic numerals and outer railway five-minute divisions.

Furthermore, the chronograph function means it also features a tachymetre scale, three subsidiary dials for constant seconds, and a 30-minute register. Additionally, the date lies around the moonphase indicator at 6 o’clock. The case, dial, and movement are all signed “Patek Philippe”. The one-of-a-kind watch sold in 2010 at Christie’s for CHF 6.26 million.

Ref. 1415 “Heures Universelles”

The “World Time” system was invented in around 1931 by Louis Cottier, before being swiftly adopted by watchmaking giants such as Fake Patek Philippe Watches, Rolex, and Vacheron Constantin. The Ref. 1415 HU has a three-part case with polished and brushed finishings, as well as a hand-engraved revolving reeded bezel bearing the names of cities.

The revolving concentric dial is matte silver and indicates the time with applied white-gold Arabic numerals. The Swiss Replica Watches dial displays 24 hours, for the nocturnal and diurnal hours. Powering it is the M. Cal. 12”’-400 HU, which is rhodium-plated and features “fausses côtes” decoration plus 18 jewels. Back on the exterior, distinctive teardrop faceted lugs attach to the black leather strap.