IWC Schaffhausen Jubilee Collection – Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “150 Years” , Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Edition “150 Years” and Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “150 Years”

Celebrating 150th anniversary, IWC Schaffhausen has created a special jubilee series of watches to mark this historic achievement. As the part of this anniversary collection, in 2018, the Swiss watch manufacture unveiled three limited-edition Pilot’s Watches at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) exhibition in Geneva. Theses limited edition wristwatches can be recognised by their characteristic dials produced using a complex lacquering process in white or blue.

Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “150 Years”
The Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “150 Years” (Ref. IW502708) is the only model in the collection with an annual calendar. Production is limited to 100 watches: Stainless steel, blue dial with lacquered finish, rhodium-plated hands (Ref. IW502708).

The annual calendar has an American-format display for the month, date and day in three separate windows on the dial and requires adjustment only once a year at the end of February.

The Pellaton winding of the IWC-manufactured calibre 52850 comes with wear-proof ceramic components and generates a 7-day power reserve in two barrels. The movement is visible through the sapphire-glass back.

Technical details
Model: Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “150 Years” Ref. IW502708

Functions
Power reserve display
Annual calendar with displays for the month, date and day
Small hacking seconds

Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre 52850 Mechanical movement
Frequency: 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
Jewels: 36
Power reserve: 7 days (168 h)
Winding: Automatic
Pellaton automatic winding
Breguet spring
Rotor with Jubilee medallion in 18-carat gold

Case
Stainless steel case, blue dial with lacquered finish, white printed indices and numerals, rhodium-plated hands, black alligator leather strap
Glass: Sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 6 bar
Diameter: 46.2 mm
Height: 15.5 mm
Screw-in crown
Glass secured against displacement by drops in air pressure
See-through sapphire-glass back

Edition
Limited to 100 watches

Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Edition “150 Years”
The Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Edition “150 Years” (Ref. 5105) is the first Big Pilot’s Watch from IWC with a date display featuring large numerals beneath the triangular index at “12 o’clock”. Two limited-edition models are available, each restricted to 100 watches: Stainless steel, blue dial with lacquered finish, rhodium-plated hands (Ref. IW510503) and Stainless steel, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW510504).

When creating the IWC-manufactured calibre 59235, the watch designers added a date display with large numerals to the hand-wound calibre 59210 with a power reserve of 8 days. The date is displayed using a double date ring, with one disc containing the tens and another disc containing the units. The power reserve display had to be positioned on the reverse side so that the dial could preserve the uncluttered style that is characteristic of Pilot’s Watches.

To this end, the soft-iron cage was fitted with a circular display window without compromising protection against magnetic fields.

Technical details
Model: Big Pilot’s Watch Big Date Edition “150 Years”, Ref. IW510503 • IW510504

Functions
Power reserve display on case back
Large, double-digit date display
Small hacking seconds

Movement
IWC-manufactured calibre 59235 Mechanical movement
Frequency: 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
Jewels: 30
Power reserve: 8 days (192 h)
Winding: Hand-wound
Breguet spring

Case, dial and strap

– Ref. IW510503: Stainless steel case, blue dial with lacquered finish, white printed indices and numerals, rhodium-plated hands, black alligator leather strap
– Ref. IW510504: Stainless steel case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap
Soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields
Screw-in crown
Glass secured against displacement by drops in air pressure
Jubilee insignia engraved on case back
Sapphire glass porthole in case back
Glass: Sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 6 bar
Diameter: 46.2 mm
Height: 15.2 mm

Edition
Limited edition of 100 watches each

Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “150 Years”
With the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “150 Years” (Ref. IW377725), IWC is launching an anniversary edition of this popular chronograph that is limited to 1,000 watches: Stainless steel, white dial with lacquered finish, blued hands (Ref. IW377725).

Technical details
Model: Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “150 Years”, Ref. IW377725

Functions
Date and day display
Stopwatch function with hours, minutes and seconds
Small hacking seconds

Movement
Calibre 79320 Mechanical chronograph movement
Frequency: 28,800 A/h | 4 Hz
Jewels: 25
Power reserve: 44 h
Winding: Automatic

Case, dial and strap
Stainless steel case, white dial with lacquered finish, black printed indices and numerals, blued hands, black alligator leather strap
Glass: Sapphire, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
Water-resistant: 6 bar
Diameter: 43 mm
Height: 15.2 mm
Soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields
Screw-in crown
Glass secured against displacement by drops in air pressure
Jubilee insignia engraved on case back

Edition
Limited to 1,000 watches

 

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