c. 1950 Audemars Piguet Calatrava Vintage Mens Antimagnetic Waterproof Style Dress Watch - 18K Gold

Audemars Piguet

Item No. 6570

Today's offering showcases this handsome and classic mid-century Audemars Piguet mens dress watch.

Featuring an elegant case with long downward turned lugs and a classic dial (face), it possesses timeless elegance and class. And equipped with an extremely high-grade, original Audemars Piguet movement designed to maintain very accurate timekeeping even across a wide range of temperatures and positions, it showcases top tier Swiss watchmaking.

The screw back waterproof style case also has an inner antimagnetic cover.

Just slightly larger than midsized, it is the size of many of AP's dress watches from this era. Its has original parts down to the dial and all hands. The only replacement is the crown, which is a vintage replacement and correctly unsigned.

Its case is in excellent condition. Its dial is bright and clean, possibly a well-done refinishing.

One of our watchmakers has just disassembled the watch down to its last screw and serviced it. It is clean and keeping time within a few seconds per day.

Included with the purchase is a one-year international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.

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

Audemars Piguet:
As one of the finest names in watchmaking, Audemars Piguet commitment to quality and technical superiority is legendary. Long known for their highly-complicated watches, Audemars Piguet stands alongside Patek Philippe on the top echelon of premier watchmakers in the world.

  • Manufacturer: Audemars Piguet
  • Country of origin: Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 55,916
  • Model: Ref. 5067
  • Year built: c. 1950
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Subsidiary Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: 18K gold
  • Case markings (inside): Audemars Piguet & Co., Swiss, 18K
  • Case condition: Excellent condition with fairly light signs of polishing. Lightly stamped case number partially illegible. Retains a clear hallmark underneath one of the lugs.
  • Dimensions: 32mm diameter (excluding crown) by 40mm long lug tip-to-tip
  • Dial: Silver, signed Audemars Piguet, applied gold indexes, bright and clean, possibly a well done refinishing
  • Hands: Original, gold "batons"
  • Movement markings: Audemars Piguet, Swiss, 18 Jewels, Adjusted to Four Positions and Temperatures
  • Movement type: Extremely high quality, Audemars Piguet, manually wound, rhodium-plated, “fausses côtes" decoration, 18 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance adjustment to four positions and temperatures, index regulator
  • Jewels: 18 rubies
  • Band: Crocodile, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn
  • Width between lugs: 17mm
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • 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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