1956 PATEK PHILIPPE Ref. 2557 Vintage Gents 18K Gold Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this gorgeous, classic and original Patek Philippe fine dress watch of the highest standards from the 50s - the 'Reference 2557'. In excellent original overall condition, keeping accurate time and ready to add to your collection. We estimate this watch to 1956 according to serial numbers of similar items found in our PPPP (Patek Philippe Public Project) database.
The watch houses a rare 10-200 manual wind caliber, running on 18 jewels.This is a fine hi grade caliber decorated in Geneve stripes and adjusted to five positions. It is set in an original and signed PATEK PHILIPPE 18K solid yellow gold case in beautiful slim design. The case has a mint acrylic low dome crystal and original crown.
The dial is 100% original factory made - lightly brushed Sterling silver with hard enamel original print and the famous 60 pearl-index dots with applied solid gold markers.
This most elegant Patek Philippe watch measures 33mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a brand new Italian calf leather - hand made quality padded band in black tone, 18 mm wide with generic anti-allergic buckle.
Vintage watches are often smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please take a moment to study the measurements of this watch. Keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches are smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist.