MADE IN SCHAFFHAUSEN
What you do may not be so important, but it is very important that you do it well. (my variation of a saying by Gandhi)
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Regards, Shing | email iwcforme1976 (at) gmail (dot) comtime does not change us. it just unfolds us. max frisch.all that really belongs to us is time; even he who has nothing else has that. baltasar gracian.
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shing Wrote:Mark IX: 1936-1944, IWC caliber 83, diameter: 36mm++insert mine (based on my understanding-please correct me if wrong)
shing Wrote:Hannes Pantli commented in MF's interview that IWC re-launched big watches with the Portuguese line. I suppose that trend has not stopped since, given the new lines launched by IWC and other brands too especially in the last two years.
IWC Fliegeruhr UTC, IWC GST Chrono, IWC Pocket Watch Cal. 97
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Franz Mattes Wrote:I have been calculation the average diameter of all IWC watches of the recent collecton in the IWC catalogues since 1988, here is how they grew from year to year:
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flyrobyfly36 Wrote in reply to:Franz Mattes Wrote:I have been calculation the average diameter of all IWC watches of the recent collecton in the IWC catalogues since 1988, here is how they grew from year to year:This is a really interesting and, somehow, scaring research.I wonder when time will come to reverse this trend, maybe just a little but, to my humble opinion, except for some models naturally/historically devoted to big dimensions, some big watches look quite ridiculous, especially on small wrists, without any apparent reason to be so big, but to be seen at a distance of 100 meters :(
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shing Wrote: I feel a bigger/thicker dial/bezel/casing permits more character & 'story-telling' to be captured within a timepiece.