|Brand:||IWC - International Watch Co.|
|Size - diameter excluding winding crown:||36mm|
|Size - length including lugs:||45mm|
Beautiful midsize IWC pilots with round blue dial and white Arabic numerals for hours. At 6 o’clock you have engraved “Automatic” and it is a “Swiss Made” model. The hands are in stainless steel and white with Losange style. The window for the date is at 3 o’clock. The crown comes with the IWC logo. It is a screwed back case with engraved “ International Watch Co – Pilot’s watch – 5498209 – 6 bars”. It is an automatic movement with caliber 35111 and 25 jewels. The watch has a blue crocodile strap with a stainless steel IWC double clasp buckle. The watch comes with the booklet and box.
The company was founded in 1841 by Florentine A. Jones in the small town of Rummey in the United States. When he turned 14, Jones moved to Boston to work with watchmakers and then move again in 1868 to Schaffhausen. His goal was to make cheap pocket watches for the US market using the industrial techniques. In 1869, he signed a lease with Johann Heinrich Moser where 2 years later the first pocket watches were produced. 1875 was the year of the first company bankruptcy followed by a second bankruptcy in 1879. Then the company is acquired by the Swiss industrial family Rauschenbach. In 1978, Instek AG bought the company. In 2000, the company is sold again to the Richemont group. Calibers of the brand are mythical as the “Jones”, “Mega” or “Pellaton”. IWC brand is particularly known in the world of aviation with the model “Mark 11”. IWC has also worked with “Porsche Design” and today IWC is particularly famous for this “Portuguese” model.
Automatic movement with caliber 45111 with 25 jewels, 28,800 A/h and 42 hours of power reserve. It is the base of the Sellita SW300-1 movement.
Diameter excluding winding crown: 36mm
Length including lugs: 45mm