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Big Pilot's Spitfire Automatic 43mm Bronze and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW329702
€10,100
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Pilot's Watch Automatic Chronograph 41mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW388101
€7,000
SOLD OUT
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Laureus Sport for Good Pilot's Limited Edition Automatic 41mm Ceramic and Webbing Watch, Ref. No. IW328101
€6,950
PRE-ORDER
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Big Pilot's Automatic 46.2mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW501015
€13,200
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Big Pilot's Automatic Perpetual Calendar 46.2mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW503605
€30,200
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Big Pilot's Automatic 43mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW329304
€10,100
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Big Pilot's Heritage Automatic 46.2mm Titanium and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW501004
€13,500
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Pilot's Mark XVIII Antoine de Saint Exupéry Edition Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW327003
€4,750
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Pilot's Spitfire Automatic 39mm Stainless Steel and Textile Watch, Ref. No. IW326801
€4,950
ESSENTIALS
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Big Pilot's Perpetual Calendar Rodeo Drive Automatic Perpetual Calendar 46.5mm Ceramic, Titanium and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW503001
€32,100
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Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Le Petit Prince Limited Edition Automatic 46mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW395503
€15,400
LIMITED EDITION
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Pilot's Automatic Chronograph 43mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW377710
€7,150
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Big Pilot's Le Petit Prince Automatic 46mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW501002
€13,200
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Pilot's Mark XVIII Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IWIW327012
€4,750
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Pilot's Mark XVIII Le Petit Prince Edition Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW327004
€4,750
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Big Pilot's Automatic 46.2mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW501001
€13,200
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Pilot's Automatic Chronograph 43mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW377709
€6,050
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Big Pilot's Big Date Spitfire ‘Mission Accomplished’ Limited Edition Hand-Wound 46.2mm Bronze and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW510506
€16,900
LIMITED EDITION
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Pilot's Spitfire Automatic Chronograph 41mm Bronze and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW387902
€7,200
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Pilot's Le Petit Prince Edition Chronograph 43mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW377717
€7,150
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Pilot's Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Edition Automatic Chronograph 43mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW377713
€6,050
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Portugieser 40 Automatic 40.4mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW358304
€7,250
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Big Pilot's Heritage Limited Edition Automatic 46mm Bronze and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW501005
€13,500
LIMITED EDITION
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Portofino Automatic Chronograph 42mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW391036
€5,600
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Portugieser Yacht Club Orlebar Brown Edition Automatic Chronograph 44.6mm Stainless Steel and Rubber Watch, Ref. No. IW390704
€12,400
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Portofino Automatic 40mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW356504
€12,700
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Portofino Automatic Moon-Phase 40mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW459401
€6,700
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Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days 45mm 18-Karat Rose Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IWIW510104
€19,200
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Portofino Automatic Chronograph 42mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW391028
€6,450
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Portugieser Chronograph 41mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW371617
€9,200
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Portugieser Automatic Chronograph 41mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW371615
€8,250
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Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days 45mm Stainless Steel and Suede Watch, Ref. No. IWIW510115
€9,550
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Aquatimer Automatic Chronograph 44mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW376804
€7,550
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Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days 45mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW510116
€10,400
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Portugieser Yacht Club Automatic Chronograph 44.6mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW390701
€13,000
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Aquatimer Expedition Charles Darwin Automatic Chronograph 44mm Bronze and Rubber Watch, Ref. No. IW379503
€10,300
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Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Boutique Edition Automatic 42.4mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW344205
€32,800
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Portugieser Yacht Club Automatic Chronograph 44.6mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW390703
€19,700
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Pilot's Mark XVIII Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW327002
€4,650
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Pilot's Timezoner Automatic Chronograph 46mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW395001
€13,300
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Portugieser Automatic Chronograph 41mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW371616
€8,250
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Portofino Hand-Wound Moon Phase 45mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW516403
€23,000
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Portofino Automatic Chronograph 42mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW391008
€5,600
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Portugieser Yacht Club Automatic Chronograph 44.6mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW390702
€13,000
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Pilot's Mark XVIII Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW327009
€4,750
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Portugieser Monopusher ‘Laureus Sport for Good’ Hand-Wound Chronograph 46mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW515301
€17,300
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Portofino Automatic Chronograph 42mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW391031
€5,600
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Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Automatic 42.4mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW344202
€32,800
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Portugieser 40 Automatic 40.4mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW358305
€7,250
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Pilot's Mark XVIII Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel Watch, Ref. No. IW327015
€5,800
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Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Boutique Edition Automatic 44.2mm 18-Karat Armor Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW503312
€41,200
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Pilot's TOP GUN Automatic Double Chronograph 44mm Ceratanium and Rubber Watch, Ref. No. IW371815
€14,900
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Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Automatic 44.2mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW503302
€41,200
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Portofino Hand-Wound Moon Phase 45mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW516401
€13,100
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Portofino Automatic 40mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW356522
€12,700
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Portugieser Automatic Chronograph 41mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW371609
€8,250
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Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Automatic 44.2mm 18-Karat White Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW503401
€45,200
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Pilot's Spitfire Automatic Chronograph 41mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW387903
€6,550
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Ingenieur Automatic 40mm 18-Karat Red Gold and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW357003
€14,800
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Portofino Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel and Alligator Watch, Ref. No. IW356502
€4,550
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The History

IWC Schaffhausen founder Mr Florentine Ariosto Jones was an American who set up his own high-tech factory in German-speaking Schaffhausen in 1868. From the outset, Mr Jones’ International Watch Company harnessed the skills of Swiss workers, the efficiency of US-made machinery and the hydropower of the Rhine. It was a key producer of military watches in WW2, and in the modern era has built on this heritage, combined with the high-end expertise that was revived in the 1980s.

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A River Runs Through It

An early investor in sustainable energy, or what passed for it back then, IWC founder Mr Florentine Ariosto Jones deliberately perched his first IWC factory on the banks of the Rhine. Giant paddles fed hydropower into permanently spinning shafts that ran the length of each workshop’s ceiling. The watchmakers’ lathes and mills all fed off them via belts.

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The Collector’s Piece

By 1944, just 12 Swiss watchmakers, including IWC, had the job of turning out high-grade wristwear for the Allied infantry, according to the Ministry of Defence’s strict WWW (watch, wrist, waterproof) spec of high-legibility ruggedness. To collectors, assembling the complete “Dirty Dozen” suite is the holy grail. To IWC, WWW was the forerunner to its legendary Mark 11 of 1948, which remained in service to RAF pilots until 1981.

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Fade To Black

IWC worked closely with Porsche Design in the late 1970s and 1980s, pioneering the use of matt-black PVD coatings and, most importantly, titanium. The Titan of 1980 was the world’s first in this lightweight-yet-tricky-to-engineer metal, followed by the Ocean 2000, resistant down to an unprecedented 2,000m.

INNOVATIONS

The Digital Display

The exotic Pallweber digital display was first introduced into a range of pocket watches in 1875 by an Austrian watchmaker, Mr Josef Pallweber. IWC bought the rights in 1883, sat on them and perfected the system via a new independent powertrain, just in time for its 150th anniversary in 2018.

The Pawl Winder

The mainsprings of IWC’s automatic watches (and several others since the patent ran out) are still wound up via a clever pawl winding mechanism dreamt up by technical director Mr Albert Pellaton in the 1950s. It’s the closest you’ll get to wearing a perpetual-motion machine.

The Perpetual Calendar

Watchmaking legend Mr Kurt Klaus spent over five decades working with IWC and was responsible for inventing several horological launches during quartz’s war on Switzerland. His most famous is the perpetual calendar module of 1985 – the first to boast a four-digit year display.

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