Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage

  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
  • Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage
IW501005

Big Pilot’s Watch Heritage


About this watch
  • Bronze case,
  • Automatic, self-winding,
  • Diameter 46.2 mm.
  • Made in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

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The Story

This timepiece is limited to 1500 pieces and is inspired by the original design of the iconic Big Pilot’s Watch Calibre 52 T.S.C. The bronze case takes on a slight patina and gets darker with time, giving the watch a charm all of its own. While pure copper is relatively soft, the high-tech bronze alloy used by IWC contains aluminium, which makes it harder and more rigid. Bronze, which is also used for the conical crown, is wear resistant and extremely durable. A soft-iron inner case protects the movement against the effects of magnetic fields. The IWC-manufactured 52110-calibre has a Pellaton automatic winding system with parts made from black or white ceramic. It builds up a power reserve of 7 days in two barrels. The leather strap is divided into two sections that are sewn together at the ends, preventing it from being dropped when the wearer is putting it on. The brown calfskin strap further underscores the heritage character of this timekeeper.

Specifications

Case

    Bronze case Diameter 46.2 mm Height 15.4 mm Screw in crown Water resistance 6 bar

Movement

    52110 Calibre IWC-manufactured movement Automatic, self-winding 168 hours Power Reserve Frequency 28800.0 vph (4.0 hz) 257 Components 31 Jewels Côtes de Genève, perlage

Features

    Soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields 7 days power reserve Power reserve display Date display Glass secured against displacement by drop in air pressure Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides Pellaton automatic winding Central hacking seconds Limited to 1500 pieces

Dial

    Black dial with luminescence

Strap

    Brown calfskin strap Strap width 22 mm

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