Pilot’s Watches

Pilot's Watch Chronograph Top Gun Miramar

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reference 3880

The new Miramar chronograph with military-style design is characterized by the metallic tones of the ceramic case and the classic military colours. The unconventional division into an external chapter ring and an inner hour circle is a reference to the deck watches of the 1930s and 40s, and thus the historic legacy of IWC Pilot's Watches. Other features inlcude a flyback function and protection against magnetic fields.

Highlights

  • Mechanical chronograph movement
  • 68-hour power reserve
  • Flyback function
  • Soft-iron inner case
  • Diameter 46 mm

Price: $12,700

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THE HISTORIC LEGACY OF THE DECK WATCHES

The Big Pilot’s Watch TOP GUN Miramar and the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph TOP GUN Miramar are a tribute to the birthplace of the Top Gun legend, the pilots’ school of the US Marines in Miramar, California. It was from here, between 1969 and 1996, that the reputation of the intrepid elite pilots spread all over the world. The unusual division of the dial into an external chapter ring and an inner hour circle found in both timepieces recalls the deck watches of the 1930s and 1940s, and thus the historical legacy of IWC’s Pilot’s Watches. Likewise inspired by military-style design are the shimmering metallic grey of the ceramic case, the beige hands and chapter ring, as well as the green textile strap. The in-house 51111 calibre found in the Big Pilot’s Watch TOP GUN Miramar – the largest automatic movement made by IWC – has a convenient 7-day power reserve. The Pilot’s Watch Chronograph TOP GUN Miramar with its flyback function owes its 68-hour power reserve to the IWC-manufactured 89365 movement. A soft-iron inner case protects the chronograph’s precision movement against magnetism. An elaborate Top Gun engraving embellishes the backs of both Miramar models.

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Details

  • Reference IW388002
  • Case Material ceramic/titanium
  • Bracelet/Strap green textile strap
  • Dial Colour anthracite
  • Jewels 35
  • Calibre 89365
  • Price $12,700
  • 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
  • Soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields
  • Screw-in crown
  • Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Secured against displacement by drop in air pressure
  • Water-resistant 6 bar
  • Case height 16.5 mm
  • Diameter 46 mm

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  • IW388002 Watch Front
  • IW388002 Watch Back

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