IWC Schaffhausen Big Pilot’s Watch Edition “Le Petit Prince” (Ref. IW500908)

Swiss watch manufacture IWC Schaffhausen unveils BIG PILOT’S WATCH EDITION “LE PETIT PRINCE” (Ref. IW500908), the fourth watch paying homage to Antoine de Saint-Exupery and his legendary book “Le Petit Prince”. This edition with a midnight blue dial closely follows the classic Pilot’s Watches from IWC Schaffhausen and is limited to 1,000 pieces.

This stainless steel model is equipped with a mechanical movement manufactured in house by IWC. Equipped with Pellaton automatic winding system, this exceptional movement delivers 7-day power reserve when fully wound. The midnight blue dial boasts a power reserve display at 3’o clock and date display at 6’o clock. The rhodium plated hands and indices are coated with Super-LumiNova. This limited edition timepiece has special engraving featuring the little prince and inscription “IWC ∙ LE PETIT PRINCE ∙ ONE OUT OF 1000” on case back.

Technical details
Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre   51111
Frequency: 21,600 A/h / 3 Hz
Jewels: 42
Power reserve: 7 days (168 h)
Winding: automatic, Pellaton automatic winding system
Glucydur® beryllium alloy balance
Breguet spring

Case, dial and strap
Case and folding clasp in stainless steel, midnight blue dial, rhodium plated hands and indices, coated with Super-LumiNova®, brown calfskin strap with quilted stitching
Central hacking seconds
Glass: sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides, withstands drops in air pressure
Screw-in crown
Water-resistant: 6 bar
Diameter: 46 mm
Case height: 16 mm
Limited to 1,000 watches

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