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IWC Big Pilot Pilot's Watch Full set

Pre-owned () | Year of production 2003 | Original box | Original papers
£7,817
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Basic Info

Listing code F89728
Brand IWC
Model Big Pilot
Reference number IW500201
Movement Automatic
Case material Steel
Bracelet material Leather
Year of production 2003
Condition
Scope of delivery
Original box, original papers
Gender Men's watch/Unisex
Location Italy, Firenze
Price €8,900 (= £7,817)
Availability Item is in stock

Caliber

Movement Automatic
Caliber/movement IW5011
Base caliber IW5000
Power reserve 168 h
Number of jewels 44
Frequency 18000 A/h

Case

Case material Steel
Case diameter 46.2 mm
Thickness 15.8 mm
Water resistance 6 ATM
Bezel material Steel
Crystal Sapphire crystal
Dial Black
Dial numerals Arabic numerals

Bracelet/strap

Bracelet material Leather
Bracelet color Black
Bracelet length 20 mm (14 mm / 6 mm)
Lug width 22 mm
Clasp Fold clasp
Clasp material Steel
Buckle width 18 mm

Functions

Date

Other

Central seconds, Luminous hands, Power Reserve Display, Screw-Down Crown

Description

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intenational watch co. schaffhausen
Big Pilot's Watch ref. 5002-01

(history)
In the early days of aviation, wristwatches specifically for aviators were very rare, so most pilots were oriented with the aid of pocket watches. The first Pilot's Watch was built by iwc in 1936 . In 1940 the Big Pilot J52 t.s.c. was designed to military specifications, easily exceeding the chronometric requirements and technical standards for pilot use in the famous JU52 bomber. Because of its great reliability it opened the skies to safer flying experiences, just as the examples of the time still are today, always operating as on day one.

(production techniques)
The most faithful recreation of the Big Pilot's myth of the 1940s is found in this contemporary reference that comes alive with an excellent mechanism from the prestigious 5000-caliber family. A machine body composed of some 300 pieces of exclusive iwc manufacture. Its steel and platinum winding rotor is among the largest ever produced and the legendary "Pellaton" ratchet winding system manages to accumulate energy for a power reserve of more than 7 days. The steel case also encloses a soft iron cage still relevant to military guidelines, designed to protect against magnetic fields. A large crown for quick gripping even with gloves, great legibility and the useful reference of the north pole at 12, the only orientation tool for pilots of the time.
Reference 5002 is surely the rarest and most iconic modern series of the entire Big Pilot's production. Small details that only great enthusiasts can notice; the most authentic and genuine representation of the Iwc b-Uhern myth. Stunning watch, unique charm.

(description)
Complete kit: Iwc wooden box, outer box, instruction booklet, service booklet, a new Iwc crocodile strap with deployant and first purchase warranty from 2003. Currently fully serviced by our specialized Iwc workshop and refurbished to new life. Comes in excellent overall condition, guaranteed 24 months.
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