Top Luxury watches you can gift your father this father's day
There is no watch brand in the world that focuses on the father-son relation as Patek Philippe does. In fact, their slogan is "You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation". Moreover, they insist you "start your own tradition". Actually, this is what owning a Patek Philippe watch feels like. This incredible timepiece, crafted by master watchmakers, is made to last for several generations. It is passed on from one generation to another.
So is there any better way to honor your father than gifting him a Patek Philippe watch this Father's Day? So, now let us look at the top luxury Patek Philippe watches you can give your father on this fathers day.
The Patek Philippe Calatrava:
One of the most classic of the Patek Philippe watches and one that would make an awesome fathers day gift would be the Patek Philippe Calatrava. There are many Calatrava's, but we recommend a vintage one for this fathers day.
Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 2406
Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 2406 in 18k yellow gold is a great choice. This Patek Philippe watch was in production from about 1945 until 1951. It comes with a black crocodile strap and elongated lugs. It features manual winding movement with sub-seconds. This Calatrava watch has a 34 x 34 mm case with a round case back and a white stick dial.
This Patek Philippe watch will cost you around $10,000 - $12,000 but will be a great gift for your father.
Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 2532
Next, we have the Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 2532. It was in production from 1952 to 1956, and it is estimated that only 200 pieces were ever produced. Considered large for its time, the collectors call this watch "Grande Calatrava". The watch has a 34 mm case and striking angular lugs. This timepiece features a manual winding caliber 12-400 with the Geneva Hallmark. The watch was produced in yellow, pink, and white gold, but we recommend the yellow gold for this fathers day.
This Patek Philippe watch will cost you around $12,000.
Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 3415
The Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 3415 was in production for a short time, from 1958 to 1960. It has a silver dial with applied gold indexes and hands. The Patek Philippe signature and the subsidiary seconds are printed in hard black enamel. It has a circular case and down-turned lugs with flat sides. This Patek Philippe watch has a flat bezel with a stepped inner edge. It is significant to note, however, that the Patek Philippe Calatrava ref. 3415 features the 12-600 AT, Patek Philippe's first ever automatic caliber movement.
This Patek Philippe watch will cost you around $12,000, but it is worth it.
Patek Philippe Calatrava Pilot Travel Time ref. 5524
This Patek Philippe watch has a sporty character. It has a 42 mm wide case which is offered exclusively in white gold. This watch, with a thickness of 11.78 mm, feels excellent on the wrist and gives a masculine and sporty feel despite the gold case. The dial appears somewhat grey, although done in a dark blue lacquer. Blued steel is used for the hands with applied lume. Lume is also applied to the Arabic markers for visibility in low light.
Moreover, when the owner is not traveling, the additional hour hand can be hidden beneath the main hour hand. It has a 30m water resistance. The Calatrava Pilot Travel Time features Patek's CH 324 S C FUS, which is an automatic movement.
This Patek Philippe watch is priced at around $60,000.
Patek Philippe Nautilus ref. 5711/1R-001
Moving on from the Patek Philippe Calatrava, we have Patek Philippe Nautilus and, specifically, Nautilus 5711/1R-001. This watch has a 40 mm rose gold case. The dial is of grades of light and dark brown. The hour markers and numerals are gold applied and coated with lume. The bracelet is also rose gold. This watch features Patek's caliber 26-330 S C. Further, the watch has a water resistance of up to 120 m.
The Patek Philippe Nautilus ref. 5711/1R-001 will cost you about $250,000 - 300,000. \
Patek Philippe Grand Complications In-line Perpetual Calendar ref. 5236P-001
Patek Philippe Grand Complications In-line Perpetual Calendar 5236P-001 is a recent watch released a year ago. It has a 41.3 mm x 11.5 mm platinum case, and a blue dial with gold applied hour markers. It comes with an alligator leather strap which is hand stitched and shiny navy blue in color. This Patek Philippe watch features the caliber 31-260 PS QL, self-winding mechanical movement. Furthermore, it has a water resistance of up to 30m.
This Patek Philippe watch price is around $160,000.
Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5167A
With its stainless steel case being only 8.5 mm thick and 46.5 mm wide, the Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5167A is the perfect sports watch for those with smaller wrists. Any watch with 'Aqua' in its name should deliver when called upon, and the Aquanaut 5167A's water resistance of 120 m is available when needed. It has a black dial and a black rubber strap. This Patek Philippe watch features the caliber 324 SC.
The Patek Philippe Aquanaut 5167A will cost you more than $60,000.
The relationship between a father and child is a special one. To make this year's fathers day even more special, gift your father a luxury watch, specifically, Patek Phillipe, to create your future family heirloom. If you forgot, fathers day this year is on Sunday, 19th June. Happy fathers day to all the great dads in the world.