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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.

July 24, 2017

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 5251 from 1984, another timepiece that was equipped with this complication. The Portofino Hand-Wound Moon Phase houses the manufactured 59800 calibre, which beats at a […]

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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.

July 24, 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 with a BA (Hons) in Interior Design and from the Hochschule für Gestaltung & Kunst in Basel, Switzerland, he worked for just two years as […]

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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.

July 24, 2017

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 Air Force but was also used by other Commonwealth armed forces. In 1994, the Mark XII started the enduring tradition of Mark Pilot’s Watches, which […]

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IWC Interview of Fabian Cancellara The #IWCTalksTo continues with a talk to Fabian Cancellara.

July 24, 2017

The #IWCTalksTo series with a talk to professional IWC brand ambassdor and Swiss cyclist Fabian Cancellara. Moderator of this interview is journalist and tv presenter Mariella Frostrup. SOURCE:http://en.worldtempus.com/article/industry-news/people-and-interviews/iwc-interview-of-fabian-cancellara-24154.html

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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.

July 24, 2017

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 celebration of the 35th birthday of this style icon, IWC is now releasing a 350-piece limited edition with a thickness of just 14.5 millimetres. The […]

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IWC Schaffhausen New boutique in Geneva IWC Schaffhausen is moving its Geneva boutique to a new location in the Rue du Rhône.

July 24, 2017

The new IWC boutique is located on the ground floor of the Globus building at 48 Rue du Rhône. With 100 square metres of space, it has an attractive layout with sales and lounge areas on different levels. The interior features the typically elegant IWC design, with soft beige tones, dark wood accents, glass and […]

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IWC Interview of Tuba Büyüküstün The #IWCTalksTo continues with a talk to Tuba Büyüküstün.

July 24, 2017

The #IWCTalksTo series continues with a talk to actress Tuba Büyüküstün. Moderator of this interview is journalist and tv presenter Mariella Frostrup. SOURCE:http://en.worldtempus.com/article/industry-news/people-and-interviews/iwc-interview-of-tuba-buyukustun-24155.html

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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.

July 24, 2017

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 intensive study and numerous drawings by Leonardo da Vinci. It represents his unflagging search for mathematical rules for beauty and proportions, and thus symbolizes the […]

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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.

July 24, 2017

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 been a partner of the Passione Caracciola rally.  This year’s event starts in Milan and ends in Lugano, with a route that passes through Monza, […]

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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.

June 12, 2017

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 presents an opportunity to bring together production areas that were previously spread out across different locations and thus to further optimize the existing production process […]

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