The Portofino Chronograph choice has around seven watch versions that are distinct, with each featuring a dial. Not only that, but each of these models come with stainless steel necklaces or alligator leather straps to better their cosiness. While IWC has many watch variations, their pilot’s watch collection is like […]

IWC has many watch styles and many versions

Following the launch of the redesigned Mark XVIII collection last year at SIHH 2016, this year, IWC has released a follow-up to that collection in the form of a Tribute to the Mark XI, based on the company’s famous Pilot’s watch the debuted in 1948 (which was also produced by […]

IWC Tribute to Mark XI

This is a vintage Mark XI IWC Pilot watch, the most coveted of IWC’s Pilot watches. Produced beginning in 1948, the IWC Mark XI uses a hand wound caliber 89 movement. According to IWC “It was one of the very first watches to meet the demanding requirements of a professional […]

IWC Mark XI Pilot’s Watch

Schnell. Bremsen. Halt. The first thing you notice about a high performance car is the acceleration. As the needle arcs around the tachometer and the low-profile tyres bite the tarmac, like a rabid Rottweiler, your body is thrust backwards into figure hugging seats. The accelerative forces engender unreserved smiles from […]

In-Depth: IWC Ingenieur Automatic AMG Black Series Ceramic

Mercedes Benz has had a longstanding relationship with IWC which includes the making of special edition timepieces — like this one — that pay homage to the automaker, as well as dashboard clocks made by IWC in a number of Mercedes over the years. Today, with the announcement of the […]

2014 Mercedes S63 AMG 4MATIC + IWC

Fullscreen Overview The Aquatimer Ref. 812AD was IWC’s first true diver’s watch. Equipped with two crowns, one crown controlling the time and the other controlling the internal dive scale bezel — it made its public debut at the 1967 Basel Fair. The classic aesthetic still looks good today. Almost five […]

REVIEW: The IWC Aquatimer Automatic Ref. 3920

Earlier this week, Vogard sold its world timer patents and all intellectual property to Richemont-owned IWC. As part of the deal Vogard will cease manufacturing and sales of Vogard watches. Vogard will reportedly continue to supply after sales service. Vogard’s patented mechanical worldtimer technology (which was originally developed by Thomas […]

IWC acquires Vogard’s world timer patents and intellectual property

As we told you last week, IWC will be debuting their overhauled Portugieser collection at SIHH. For their all new Annual Calendar, IWC needed to develop a new automatic movement. The result is in-house caliber 52850 which runs at 4Hz, has 36 jewels and boasts a 7-day (168-hour) power reserve. […]

Pre-SIHH 2015: IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar

First introduced in 2012, the Top Gun Miramar line has become a staple within the IWC Pilot’s collection. This year, in addition to updated versions of the existing models being introduced, there is an all new Mark XVIII Top Gun Miramar timepiece at the entry-level. All new to the Mark […]

IWC Mark XVIII Top Gun Miramar launched at SIHH