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.
IWC-manufactured calibre 51111
Frequency: 21,600 A/h / 3 Hz
Power reserve: 7 days (168 h)
Winding: automatic, Pellaton automatic winding system
Glucydur® beryllium alloy balance
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
Water-resistant: 6 bar
Diameter: 46 mm
Case height: 16 mm
Limited to 1,000 watches