Big Pilot's Le Petit Prince Automatic 46mm Stainless Steel and Leather Watch, Ref. No. IW501002

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Editor's Notes

IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN has issued a number of special-edition watches in tribute to writer and aviator Mr Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and this 'Big Pilot's' model references his most celebrated story - Le Petit Prince. Made from stainless steel, it's engraved with the novella's famous character on the reverse and complemented by a leather strap produced in collaboration with Santoni. It runs on an in-house 52110 calibre with an impressive seven-day power reserve and has a soft iron inner-case to protect against interference from magnetic fields. It's designed with a blue luminescent dial that houses a date window and handy display to denote how much power you have left.

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Technical Specification


  • Swiss-made calibre 52110 automatic movement with 168-hour power reserve
  • 31 jewels, 28,800 Vph


  • Hour, minute and second hands
  • Date window
  • Power reserve display


  • Blue dial
  • Luminescent hands, numerals and indices


  • Stainless steel case
  • Crown for time and date adjustments and manual winding
  • Sapphire glass crystal
  • Engraved case back
  • Pin buckle-fastening brown leather strap by Santoni (Calf)


  • Case diameter: 46.2 mm; case thickness: 15.6mm; lug width: 22mm
  • Water resistance: 6 bar
  • Comes in a presentation box
  • Reference number: IW501002
  • Made in Switzerland
Product Code 16301891330334927

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