Date — 25 November, 2011
—The Watch Magazine from IWC Schaffhausen
IWC is proud to announce that the new issue of our quarterly magazine, Watch International, is now out.
This issue is all about the action, the drama and the passion of the Volvo Ocean Race, and also includes a moving tribute to our former CEO- watch industry giant Gunther Bluemlein, and great features- including: a look at the Brunello Cuccinelli workshop in Umbria, Italy, an interview with Alberto Zaccheroni – manager of the Japanese National Football Team, and Mr. Porter’s guide to Must Haves this season for the Grand Complication man.
Get yours by visiting one of our boutiques or authorized retailers, who will have the magazine in stock over the coming weeks. If you already know and love our publication, and would like to receive it regularly in English or in German- go to:
A unique piece by the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen was among the timepieces under the hammer at the Sotheby’s Geneva auction of Important Watches. The unique Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince” in platinum (Ref. IW502801) was sold for CHF 173,000. Together with the Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Youth Foundation, IWC is using the proceeds to support the construction of a school with a library in Cambodia, thereby contributing to the fight against illiteracy. Read Article
The exhilarating joy of sport is captured in the imaginative design produced by a 12-year-old Sri Lankan boy which has been engraved on the back of a limited edition IWC Schaffhausen watch. A defined percentage of the earnings of the limited Edition are invested in the support of Laureus Projects. Read Article
The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen and the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced that IWC Friend of the Brand and Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett will head the IWC Filmmakers Award jury again this year. IWC and the DIFF also announced the shortlisted projects in the line-up for the USD 100,000 prize for the second IWC Filmmaker Award taking place on 7 December 2013 during the 10th edition of DIFF. Read Article
IWC Schaffhausen announces an exclusive three week High Horology exhibition in association with Watches of Switzerland, from 4th – 22nd November. The exhibition will rotate around three, central London Watches of Switzerland stores and will offer clients an exclusive opportunity to view a selection of limited pieces from IWC Schaffhausen. Read Article