For the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire (Ref. IW387901 and IW387902), IWC has integrated a chronograph movement from the 69000 calibre family into its pilot’s watches for the first time.
The models are available in stainless steel case, black dial, rhodium-plated hands and green textile strap (Ref. IW387901) or in Bronze case, olive green dial, gold-plated hands and brown calf leather strap (Ref. IW387902).
IWC is presenting its first Pilot’s Chronograph with a movement from the 69000 calibre family and a reduced case diameter of just 41 millimetres. This calibre family, which was presented for the first time in 2016, is one of the most important developments in IWC-manufactured movements in IWC’s early history.
The 69380 IWC manufactured calibre is a robust chronograph movement with a classic column wheel design. The stopped hours and minutes are displayed on the two subdials at “9 o’clock” and “12 o’clock”.
The pawl-winding system, which winds up on both sides, boasts a power reserve of 46 hours. An inner cage made from soft iron protects the movement against magnetic fields.
Chronograph function for hours, minutes and seconds
Date and day display
Small hacking seconds
IWC-manufactured calibre 69380
Frequency 28,800 vph / 4 Hz
Power reserve 46 h
Case, dial and strap
Ref. IW387901: Stainless steel case, black dial, rhodium-plated hands, green textile strap
Ref. IW387902: Bronze case, titanium case back, olive green dial, gold-plated hands, brown calf leather strap
Crystal: Sapphire, arched edge, anti-reflective coating on both sides
Water-resistance: 6 bar
Diameter: 41 mm
Height: 15.3 mm
Soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields
Glass secured against displacement by drops in air pressure
Special back engraving