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IWC Pilots

IW377801

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₹ 7,38,000

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EMI from ₹ 65917

2 Years + 6 years warranty extension by registering here

*Currently out of stock

Full Specification

  • Brand IWC
    CollectionPilots
    SeriesDouble Chronograph
    Model NoIW377801
  • Movement
    Features Chronograph, Day-Date
    Movement Automatic
    Calibre 79420
    Case
    Case Size 46 mm
    Case Shape Round
    Case Material Steel
    Case Back Closed Case Back
    Glass Material Sapphire Crystal
    Dial
    Dial Colour Black
    Hands Alpha
    Indexes Arabic Numerals
    Strap
    Strap Material Leather
    Other
    Gender Men
    Water Resistance (M) 60
    Warranty Period 2 Years + 6 years warranty extension by registering here
    Country of Origin Switzerland

About the IWC Pilots Collection

History
Pocket watches used by pilots were the norm when aviation first became a science. IWC soon changed that by revolutionising wristwatches wholly modelled for pilots. In 1936 the first special Pilot’s watch was introduced into the market, fitted and customized only for the pilot’s convenience. In 1940 the world was introduced to the Big Pilot’s watch which was a classic rendition of a cockpit design in an aircraft. The equipment was laid out in accordance to the placing of instruments in a cockpit. This was soon followed by IWC’s cleverly engineered Mark XII which was crafted as a tribute to the Royal Air force in 1948 and has been loved and used for more than 2 score years till date.


Features
The first few editions of the Pilot's watches were crafted with sound and pleasing aesthetics. Built with a clean and simplistic look in mind, the watch had a rotating bezel with an arrowhead index to help keep track of short periods of time as well as an antimagnetic escapement incorporated in it. The luminescent hands and numerals provide high contrast and great visualization. These luxury time-pieces have bold, rugged straps that embody the spirit of the adventurer. Sapphire glass in highly polished form is used in the making of these time-pieces to provide resistance to air pressure. This is purely a traveller’s watch. Many outstanding modifications and improved movements have been implemented in this collections design since 2012. The cases are made from a variety of dependable and fashionable material such as rose gold, stainless steel and ceramic. The dial comes in individualistic colours including black, blue, silver and brown, pampering customers till they are spoilt for choice.


Associations
The IWC’s Pilot's watch family welcomed in its midst a fresh new edition - the Top Gun watch, named in honour of the special training course offered by the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School, the ‘Strike Fighter Tactics instructor’ which has been famously dubbed ‘Top Gun’. Five new intricately designed models of the Top Gun collection came out to the fore in 2012, more than enough for Top Gun to delineate and become an independent line altogether.

IWC Pilot's Double Chronograph IW377801

ABOUT THE MOVEMENT

    • Brand IWC
    • Reference 79420
    • Movement Automatic
    • Display Analog
    • Power Reserve approx. 44 hours
    • Frequency 21600 bph
    • Date Date, Day
    • Chronograph Chronograph, Rattrapante
    • Diameter 30.00

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    IWC is a reputed name when it comes to crafting masterful time pieces. Of the many collections, the Pilot series has a special appeal that rarely fails to exude raw but understated masculinity. This particular watch is IWC Pilot’s double Chronograph or rattranpante as watch purists would prefer. The double chronograph function is brought about by the third push button at 10 o’clock, which can be used for intermediate timing. Its design is inspired by cockpit instrumentation from the iconic Junkers Ju 52 from the 1930’s. Its ‘propeller’ style hands, updated date display which simulate a traditional altimeter; and the red highlights including the small red permanent seconds hand, red tip of the chronograph and small triangle for the date display all give it a “in the cockpit” feel. The movement is housed in a water resistant (up to 60m) soft-iron inner case with a regal black alligator leather strap to complete it.
    For the aviator within you.