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IWC Pilot's Watch Automatic Spitfire, Boxed 5852059


Ref. No. | Item No. | 823392

The IWC Pilot’s Watch Automatic Spitfire design holds true to the instrument design of the Mark 11 navigation watch, produced for the British Navy in the late 1940s. The design and colors of both the dial and textile strap draw their inspiration from the interior colors of the cockpit of the Mark 11 fighter plane. The IWC Spitfire has a vintage aesthetic with modern horological technology by one of the most prestigious watchmakers in the world.




$3,195

Description

The IWC Pilot’s Watch Automatic Spitfire design holds true to the instrument design of the Mark 11 navigation watch, produced for the British Navy in the late 1940s. The design and colors of both the dial and textile strap draw their inspiration from the interior colors of the cockpit of the Mark 11 fighter plane. The IWC Spitfire has a vintage aesthetic with modern horological technology by one of the most prestigious watchmakers in the world.

The History:

Founded in 1868 by an American watchmaking pioneer, Florentine Ariosto Jones, the International Watch Company launched in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Nestled on the banks of the Rhine River, IWC’s factory began it’s the pursuit of manufacturing watches of the highest quality, utilizing modern technology, as well as some of Switzerland’s most talented watchmakers.

The Watch:

The IWC Spitfire utilizes an in house Calibre 32110 movement, which is housed in a stainless steel case with sapphire crystal. The case back is stainless steel, with a soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields. The watch has a 72-hour power reserve and is water resistance rated to 60 meters. It has Arabic style numerals, with a date window at the 3 o’clock position, as well as a central hacking seconds hand. The dial is a matte black with luminescence.

The Details:

This IWC Pilot’s Watch Automatic Spitfire is in very good condition. Only slight wear marks on the case and lugs, as visible in the photos, and the sapphire crystal is scratch-free. It comes with the green textile strap as well as the boxes, manual, and warranty card, as shown in the photographs.

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Additional Info

  • Manufacture
  • Model/Ref #
  • Case
  • Crystal
  • Movement
  • Crown
  • Case Size
  • Case Height
  • Lug to Lug Width
  • IWC Schaffhausen
  • Pilot’s Watch Automatic Spitfire
  • Stainless Steel
  • Sapphire
  • Calibre 32110
  • Screw In
  • 39mm
  • 10.8mm
  • 20mm

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