1970 IWC Vintage Mens Full Size Watch, Cal. 8541B Pellaton Automatic with Date - Stainless Steel. This mechanism's automatic winding system is a technical masterpiece, earning it high praise - Gisbert Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli in their work.
Proclaimed the 85x series one of the best automatic movements ever built in Switzerland. And the famous watchmaker Donald de Carle, in his book.Complicated Watches and their Repair. Stated that IWC's special automatic winding mechanism was a simple and ingenious system, well constructed and beautifully finished. IWC built the movement of this watch in 1970 at the same time they were building their famous Ingenieur line. Its cool and chunky retro case is full size.
It measures 35mm in diameter without the crown, in between the size of Rolex Date and Datejust models. Its parts are IWC down to its dial, hands, and its original signed winding crown - it has 100% original parts. It has just finished a true expertly done restoration and presents as mint. Its case presents as mint with slight signs of polishing to the back.
Its royal blue dial has been meticulously restored - the printing could pass as IWC factory done to the naked eye. It came out looking off color in the photos - in person it is a rich true royal blue.
As part of the restoration, the movement has been freshly overhauled by a Master Watchmaker. For the finishing touch it has been equipped it with a brand new calfskin leather strap making it ready for immediate enjoyment.
A half-century old IWC that looks like new on the wrist! Royal blue, Signed International Watch Co.
Schaffhausen and AUTOMATIC, faceted baton indexes, outer minute track, expertly restored It came out looking off color in the photos - in person it is a rich true royal blue. Stainless steel, signed IWC and Probus Scafusia, two-piece, polished and brushed, 35mm wide (without crown - 37mm with crown), 40mm lugs tip-to-tip.
Calfskin leather, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested. IWC caliber 8541B, self-winding, rhodium plated and decorated, 21 jewels, Breguet hairspring, shock resistant, precision regulator. Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Sweep Seconds, Semi-Quick-Setting Date (between 9pm and 3am).
Original, signed with fish signifying the case's water-resistance. City of origin: Schaffhausen, Switzerland. Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Sweep Seconds, Date. Dimensions: 35mm wide (without crown - 37mm with crown), 40mm lugs tip-to-tip. Case condition: It presents as mint with light signs of previous polishing to the back.
On the wrist it presents as gorgeous mint. Case markings (inside): International Watch Co. Swiss, Acier Inoxydable Staybrite, 2,056,939.
Dial: Royal blue, Signed International Watch Co. Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition. IWC caliber 8541, self-winding, rhodium plated and decorated, 21 jewels, Breguet hairspring, shock resistant, precision regulator. Serviced: Yes, freshly overhauled by a Master Watchmaker.
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