IWC has great brand value. The pilot series is one of the most outstanding watch series in IWC. Manufacture of pilot watches for the Luftwaffe. This war-tested flight watch series is loved by many watch lovers. Many famous models have left a deep impression. As the technology becomes more mature, many excellent technologies have been applied to pilot watches. .
In 2013, IWC’s large pilot watches and Mark 17 watches both launched the ‘Little Prince’ special watch to commemorate the world’s best-selling children’s literature work ‘Little Prince’ published 70 years ago. And pay tribute to the author of the book, St. Exupery. In fact, it is not the first time that IWC has paid tribute to Saint Exupery. As early as 2009, the IWC pilot series launched the special ‘Saint Exupery’ watch in honor of the famous pilot and writer. This time, let’s take a look at one of the special edition watches, the IW500420 watch valued at 245,000 yuan.
The IW500420 watch is a special edition watch in 18K white gold with a diameter of 46 mm and a case thickness of 16 mm, which can be regarded as a relatively heavy watch. It is also equipped with a black dial and a triangular hour marker commonly used by IWC pilots at 12 o’clock on the face, a large gold crown, and a leather strap with a strong temperament. temperament. At 3 o’clock on the dial is the watch’s power reserve display. For this 7-day watch, the power reserve display is necessary. On the back of the watch, a pilot’s head is also engraved and the limited number of 250 is marked, which sets off the commemorative significance of the watch.
This watch is equipped with a cal. 51111 automatic mechanical movement. This movement has excellent performance. It is inlaid with 42 jewel bearings, which can provide an oscillation frequency of 21,600 times per hour, and up to 7 The power reserve capacity of the sky is a good result in the mechanical watch. And as a pilot watch, its case is also wrapped with anti-magnetic soft iron, which makes the watch have a very good anti-magnetic, greatly reducing the impact of external magnetic fields on the movement.
This IW500420 watch uses platinum precious metal material to create a tough temperament for a pilot’s watch. It shows luxury and masculinity based on a strong masculinity. The limited number of 250 pieces and the commemorative significance to Saint Exupery give this watch a rarity and value, and it is also worth the money for its value of 245,000. Then there is the excellent Cal. The support of the 51111 movement for its performance and its power reserve capacity of up to 7 days is also a good improvement for the watch.
Watch details: iwc / 6181 /