IW510301

Big Pilot’s Heritage Watch 48

An imposing 48-millimetre titanium case and no-frill instrument look: this limited collector's item was inspired by the Big Pilot's Watch 52 T.S.C.

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Baumgartenstrasse 15 8200, Schaffhausen +41526305030
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  • Titanium case
  • Manual-winding
  • Brown calfskin strap with anti-loss construction
  • Diameter 48.0 MM

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THE STORY

Compared to the original on which it is based, the Big Pilot’s Heritage Watch 48 makes more concessions to current expectations regarding design, style, comfort and functionality. The weight of the 48-millimetre case was kept down to 120 grams, mainly by using lightweight titanium, which makes the watch perfect for everyday use. And the designers did not want to do without the date display inside the small seconds subdial. The chapter ring, Arabic numerals and propeller-like hands are all beige, as on the original model. The IWC-manufactured hand-wound 59215-calibre movement has an 8-day power reserve. Despite having an opening in the case back for the power reserve display, the watch still retains the soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields. This model is limited to 1,000 watches and comes with a brown calfskin strap.

Specifications

case

  • Titanium case
  • Diameter 48.0 MM
  • Height 14.6 MM
  • Screw in crown
  • Water resistance 6 bar

dial

  • Black dial with luminescence

Features

  • Soft-iron inner case for protection against magnetic fields
  • 8 days power reserve
  • Power reserve display on reverse side
  • Date display
  • Glass secured against displacement by drop in air pressure
  • Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Small hacking seconds

Movement

  • 59215 Calibre
  • Manual-winding
  • Frequency 28800.0 vph (4.0 hz)
  • 30 Jewels
  • 192 hours Power Reserve
  • IWC-manufactured movement
  • Côtes de Genève, perlage

Strap

  • Brown calfskin strap with anti-loss construction
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