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IWC Portofino Hand-Wound Moon Phase The Schaffhausen-based manufacturer presents a new model, the classic Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days with a moon phase display.

With this new timepiece, IWC has integrated a moon phase display into a Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days watch for the first time. The watch is a tribute to the Reference…
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IWC Schaffhausen Profile of Christoph J. Grainger-Herr Christoph J. Grainger-Herr succeeded Georges Kern as Chief Executive Officer of IWC in 2017.

As a German national who studied interior design at an English university, Christoph J. Grainger-Herr has an atypical profile for a watch brand CEO. Yet after graduating from Bournemouth University…
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IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Tribute to Mark XI” This special version of the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII features the original design of the historic Pilot’s Watch Mark 11.

The Pilot’s Watch Mark 11, with black dial and luminescent white Arabic numerals, was produced in Schaffhausen from 1948 until the early 1980s. It was primarily supplied to the Royal…
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IWC Schaffhausen Aquatimer Automatic 2000 Edition “35 Years Ocean 2000” This special edition pays tribute to the Aquatimer Ocean 2000 from 1982.

Ferdinand A. Porsche designed the Aquatimer Ocean 2000 for IWC Schaffhausen back in 1982. With its avant-garde design, this extremely pressure-resistant diver’s watch was years ahead of its time. In…
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IWC Da Vinci Follow Karolina Kurkova, inspired by the magic pattern of the “Flower of Life”, an eternal expression of imagination, beauty, and perfection.

The so-called “Flower of Life” is engraved on the case backs of all Da Vinci feminine models. This geometrical figure features several regularly overlapping circles and was the object of…
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IWC Schaffhausen The Ingenieur collection at the Passione Caracciola Rally IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the start of the Passione Caracciola vintage car rally in Milan, where it showcased the new Ingenieur collection.

The Passione Caracciola rally honours the memory of Rudolf “Karratsch” Caracciola, who became a three-time Grand Prix European champion in the 1930s. This is the third time IWC Schaffhausen has…
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IWC Manufacturing centre in Merishausen IWC Schaffhausen has celebrated the completion of the major structural work at its new production and technology centre with a topping out ceremony.

The new building with a total floor area of 13,500 square meters will create space for the production of both existing and new IWC-manufactured movements, including the 69000-calibre family. It…
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