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Spitfire Chronograph

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reference 3878

For the first time ever, the new Spitfire Chronograph in 18-carat red gold or stainless steel is equipped with the IWC-manufactured 89365 calibre. The elaborately finished surfaces of the case give the watch an especially luxurious finish. The subdial at "12 o’clock" shows the recorded minutes while the seconds can be read off from the central hand.

Highlights

  • Mechanical chronograph movement
  • 68-hour power reserve
  • Stopwatch function
  • Date display
  • Diameter 43 mm

Price: $11,300 — $28,200

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SPITFIRE WITH A NEW FACE

Classic elegance and technological development are the hallmarks of the Spitfire Chronograph in 18-carat red gold and stainless steel. The surfaces of the case are worked until the watch is left with a luxurious highly polished or silky-matte finish. When the watch is titled, the incident light falling onto the sun-pattern finish of the slate-coloured dial moves in circles. The dark colour of the dial and the date display in the form of an altimeter underscore the Spitfire’s classic instrument look. In 2012, the Spitfire Chronograph was equipped for the first time with the IWC-manufactured 89365 calibre. The subdial at “12 o’clock” shows the recorded minutes, while the seconds can be read off from the central hand. Thanks to the flyback function, an ongoing time measurement can be “deleted” without an intermediate stop and start. The red gold version has a brown alligator leather strap with a pin buckle. The stainless-steel model is available either with a brown alligator leather strap with a folding clasp or with the stainless-steel bracelet with a fine-adjustment clasp that was developed in 2012 and permits the length to be changed as required.

Variations

Details

  • Reference IW387802
  • Case Material stainless steel
  • Bracelet/Strap brown alligator leather strap
  • Dial Colour ardoise
  • Jewels 35
  • Calibre 89365
  • Price $11,300
  • Mechanical chronograph movement
  • Self-winding
  • IWC-manufactured 89365 calibre (89000-calibre family)
  • 68-hour power reserve when fully wound
  • Date display
  • Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds
  • Flyback function
  • Small hacking seconds
  • Screw-in crown
  • Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Secured against displacement by drop in air pressure
  • Special back engraving
  • Water-resistant 6 bar
  • Case height 15.5 mm
  • Diameter 43 mm
  • Reference IW387803
  • Case Material 18-carat red gold
  • Bracelet/Strap brown alligator leather strap
  • Dial Colour ardoise
  • Jewels 35
  • Calibre 89365
  • Price $28,200
  • Mechanical chronograph movement
  • Self-winding
  • IWC-manufactured 89365 calibre (89000-calibre family)
  • 68-hour power reserve when fully wound
  • Date display
  • Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds
  • Flyback function
  • Small hacking seconds
  • Screw-in crown
  • Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Secured against displacement by drop in air pressure
  • Special back engraving
  • Water-resistant 6 bar
  • Case height 15.5 mm
  • Diameter 43 mm
  • Reference IW387804
  • Case Material stainless steel
  • Bracelet/Strap stainless steel
  • Dial Colour ardoise
  • Jewels 35
  • Calibre 89365
  • Price $12,500
  • Mechanical chronograph movement
  • Self-winding
  • IWC-manufactured 89365 calibre (89000-calibre family)
  • 68-hour power reserve when fully wound
  • Date display
  • Stopwatch function with minutes and seconds
  • Flyback function
  • Small hacking seconds
  • Screw-in crown
  • Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Secured against displacement by drop in air pressure
  • Special back engraving
  • Water-resistant 6 bar
  • Case height 15.5 mm
  • Diameter 43 mm

Watch Viewer

  • IW387802 Watch Front
  • IW387802 Watch Back
  • IW387803 Watch Front
  • IW387803 Watch Back
  • IW387804 Watch Front
  • IW387804 Watch Back

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