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Episode 4: IWC's icons through the years

The man's guide to buying a watch

Date — 20 December, 2012

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IWC’s brand values are strongly based upon its history. This IWC video is the fourth in a series called “The Man’s Guide to Buying a Watch”.

Featuring IWC watches, people at the manufacture in Schaffhausen and well known bloggers in the field of fine watch making, we give you a behind-the-scenes look at our watches and some of the complications that form the IWC collection.

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Look out for our next feature coming soon on YouTube & IWC.com

The man's guide to buying a watch

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You know that watches tell time. But there is so much more to them.

The man's guide to buying a watch

Episode 2: What is a Complication?

Have you ever wondered what the extra dials inside a watch face are?

The man's guide to buying a watch

Episode 3: What's style got to do with it?

Watches are the single most important statement a man can make about his personal style.

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Episode 2: What is a Complication?

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