1970's Tiffany & Co. Vintage Mens Automatic Calatrava Watch - 18K Gold

Tiffany & Co.

Item No. 6397

Like today, in vintage times no name better captured the idea of embracing the best life had to offer than that of Tiffany & Co. One of the company's offerings were Tiffany & Co. branded watches, many of which were made for the company by one of the fine manufacturers.

Today's offering showcases this classically elegant Tiffany & Co. mens automatic watch. It has a Calatrava style case and its aesthetic reminds us of some of the vintage Pateks from the era - a bit like a ref. 3445.

Its dial has a neo-classic style and its case is screw back waterproof style - it all has a very pleasing design, especially for an 18K gold watch from one of the finest retailers that we're selling for under $2000.

Powering it is a Tiffany automatic movement based on the ETA. 2783 that's easy to maintain. It is nicely finished and originally adjusted to three positions.

Its original dial is just short of perfect mint and its case is near mint plus.

One of our watchmakers has just disassembled the watch down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it and replaced the original reversing wheel that is a common point of wear for these with a brand new one. It is keeping very accurate time.

For the finishing touch we have equipped it with a brand new crocodile skin strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.

A very high-end watch in its day with a timeless style.

Included with the purchase is a one-year C.O.T. warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate.

  • Retailer: Tiffany & Co.
  • Country of Manufacture: Switzerland
  • Year built: c. 1970's
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds
  • Case: 14K gold, two-body, polished, 34mm diameter (excluding crown) by 38mm long
  • Case condition: Near mint plus with light wear and light signs of polishing
  • Case markings (outside): JRF
  • Case markings (inside): 18K Gold, Swiss hallmarks
  • Dial: Silver, signed Tiffany & Co. and Automatic, black painted Roman indexes, original, just short of perfect mint condition
  • Hands: Original, gold batons topped with black
  • Movement type: Tiffany & Co, rhodium plated, shock resistant, seventeen jewels, adjusted to three positions
  • Crown: Gold, waterproof style, correctly unsigned, replacement
  • Band: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Crystal: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • Serviced: Yes, one of our watchmakers has just disassembled the watch down to its last screw and cleaned and oiled it and replaced the original reversing wheel that is a common point of wear for these with a brand new one.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Warranty: 1-year international warranty. Please email concierge@cotwatches.com for details.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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