Posts Categorized: IWC

SIHH 2016 Preview: New IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage Watches

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IWC Schaffhausen launched its first Big Pilot’s Watch (52-Caliber T.S.C) in 1940; for 75 years, that historic timepiece has held the title of largest IWC watch ever made. This year, however, IWC releases one that eclipses it. The IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage Watch 55 — along with its slightly smaller little brother, the IWC Big […]

For New Collectors: 5 IWC Watches Under ,000

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IWC is a collector favorite with several iconic collections. Names like Portuguese, Ingenieur, Aquatimer, and of course pilots’ watches from the “Mark” series, have earned their places in the horological hall of fame. Here are five current IWC watch models that are in stores now, priced below $10,000. IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVII The IWC […]

One For The Road: The IWC Ingenieur AMG in an AMG Roadster

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Things could be worse: a sunny summer day, a speedy convertible and a cool IWC watch. The car is the Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster. The watch is also an AMG, of sorts: the Ingenieur Automatic AMG Black Series Ceramic, introduced in 2013 in honor of IWC’s sponsorship of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team. […]

Back to the ’60s: The Return of the IWC Ingenieur

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In March 2017, IWC Schaffhausen unveiled a completely overhauled collection of Ingenieur watches at the 75th Goodwood members meeting in the south of England. The new line consists of three automatic models, four chronographs with in-house movements, and a limited-edition reference with perpetual calendar, based on the design of the Ingenieurs from the ’60s. “The […]

Time Flies: 9 Historic IWC Pilot’s Watches

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IWC Schaffhausen launched a fleet of new Pilot’s watches at SIHH 2016 in Geneva (including a pair of extra-sized Heritage models, a new “Le Petit Prince” annual calendar, and the innovative Timezoner chronograph), continuing the brand’s long and storied heritage as a supplier of timepieces for aviators. Here, courtesy of IWC’s archives, we present a lineup […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Aquatimer Automatic

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Many brands across the world of horology have devoted a great deal of resources and effort into developing new, modern watches with historical flairs. Some brands, such as Omega and Tudor, have developed entire collections from their vintage inspirations; others, like Zodiac and Longines, have worked just as to hard to re-create some of their […]

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Mark XVIII

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This week, we make our way back to the IWC Pilot’s Watch collection, and take a look at one of the newest releases within the series, the Mark XVIII. The Mark series, as we previously noted while covering the Mark XVII earlier last year, is a collection rooted in the style of B-Uhr pilots’ watches, […]

Triple Complication: IWC Da Vinci Tourbillon Retrograde Chronograph

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The big news for IWC at this week’s SIHH is the relaunch of the Da Vinci collection, a series most recently revisited in 2007, now redesigned with 1980s-inspired round cases and —the brand says — targeted largely at women. We’ve already shown you the Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chrono, and will be exploring other models in the coming weeks, […]