IWIW590302-Big Pilot’s Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “Le Petit Prince”

IW590302

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Platinum case, Manual-winding, Diameter 46.2 mm.

Made in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.

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IW590302 Specifications

case

case

  • Platinum case
  • Diameter 46.2 mm
  • Height 13.5 mm
  • Screw in crown
  • See-through sapphire glass back
  • Water resistance 6 bar

Movement

Movement

  • 94805 Calibre
  • IWC-manufactured movement
  • Manual-winding
  • 96 hours Power Reserve
  • Frequency 18000.0 vph (2.5 hz)
  • 341 Components
  • 41 Jewels
  • Côtes de Genève

Features

Features

  • Tourbillon with integrated constant-force mechanism
  • Moon phase display
  • Power reserve display
  • Glass secured against displacement by drop in air pressure
  • Sapphire glass, convex, antireflective coating on both sides
  • Limited to pieces

dial

dial

  • Blue dial with luminescence

Strap

Strap

  • Brown calfskin strap
  • Strap width 22 mm

The Big Pilot’s Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “Le Petit Prince” Story

The patented constant-force mechanism disconnects the escapement from the direct flow of energy transmitted through the wheel train and, second by second, increases the tension in a balance spring. The latter stores the energy temporarily before dispensing it in absolutely even impulses to the escape wheel. In combination with the tourbillon, which offsets the influence of gravity on the watch's balance and spring, it serves to deliver extraordinarily high precision. Apart from the constant-force tourbillon, the IWC-manufactured 94805 calibre also features a perpetual moon phase display that will need to be corrected by just one day after 577.5 years. The little prince stands on the moon. A 96-hour power reserve is stored in two barrels. The platinum case has a whitish sheen, which underscores the high quality of this complicated Pilot's Watch and provides a beautiful contrast to the blue dial.

Calibre Family 94000

The hand-wound movement features two barrels, which provide the energy for a number of different complications, including the constant-force tourbillon, the astronomical module in the Portugieser Sidérale Scafusia and the digital Pallweber display.

Constant-force tourbillon

With the patented constant-force tourbillon, IWC elegantly combines two complications that serve to increase timekeeping precision. It ensures an extremely regular and precise rate over a period of at least 48 hours.

Moon phase display

IWC’s moon phase displays are not just aesthetic works of art – they are extremely precise and diverge from the actual phase of the moon by just 1 day in 577.5 years.

Variations

IW590302

Big Pilot’s Watch Constant-Force Tourbillon Edition “Le Petit Prince”

Platinum case Blue dial Brown calfskin strap

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