IWC Mark XVIII White dial... Or is it Silver?

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IWC Mark XVIII White dial... Or is it Silver?

Post by sierra11b » Fri May 05, 2017 10:24 pm

Now that I proudly own both the White/Silver and Black dial IWC Mk. XVIIIs, I felt obliged to post some shots highlighting the watch, but not so much with it's black-dial brother (#alldialsmatter), but more so against a Dornbluth Silver dial, which could technically pass in a "What's your favorite white dial?" WUSsy thread.

As you can see from the photos the IWC is certainly Silver but so bright head-on that it appears reflective white. The tricks this dial plays in different light is pretty amazing. I had originally thought the Dornbluth Silver was more white but as you can see it's far creamier in color than the IWC

Let me just say everything I said about the Mark XVIII Black stands, but admittedly, the reveal wasn't as awe-inspiring because I've had the Black version for awhile, so the Silver/White fell-in that same category of instant satisfaction because I somewhat knew what I was getting myself into. It's like all this time I've been on the longest new watch honeymoon and my newlywed wife decided to fly-in the maid of honor for some extra flavor!

Now for some crappy phone pics!

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Re: IWC Mark XVIII White dial... Or is it Silver?

Post by hoppyjr » Fri May 05, 2017 10:34 pm

Very nice. Very. Nice.

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Post by Captdave » Fri May 05, 2017 10:47 pm

That's sweet!


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Post by streetracer101 » Sat May 06, 2017 5:48 am

I like that one a lot. Congrats.

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Post by Chocodove » Sat May 06, 2017 6:24 am

Nice, Eric. Congrats.
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Post by Panerai7 » Sat May 06, 2017 6:44 am

Beautiful dial congrats

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Post by cdnwatchguy » Sat May 06, 2017 7:02 am

Did you ever try the white/silver one on the bracelet?
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Post by Joeprez » Sat May 06, 2017 7:05 am

Great looking IWC! I find the black dial one a little boring (flame suit on), but the white/silver dial is so nice.
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Post by sierra11b » Sat May 06, 2017 7:36 am

cdnwatchguy wrote:
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Did you ever try the white/silver one on the bracelet?
I want to eventually but my spring bar tool is beat to hell and I'd likely do too much damage.

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Post by apnk » Sat May 06, 2017 3:46 pm

That's a great looking watch!

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Post by jimyritz » Sat May 06, 2017 4:29 pm

That's a beauty...Congrats..

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Post by Jeep99dad » Sat May 06, 2017 11:12 pm

That's hot congrats. I much prefer it to the black too. Been looking at those for some time.
How do you like the size ?
What's the case size on the Dornbluth by the way?


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Post by sierra11b » Sun May 07, 2017 8:48 am

Size is 40x11 (feels thinner) and the Dornbluth is 42x11.5 (feels far thicker)

The size is why I bought it twice. It's absolutely perfect for my 6.8" wrist. If you ever miss the wearability of the 14060,16710,16570 then it's worth a try.
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Post by BacoNoir » Sun May 07, 2017 9:59 am

Simple but sexy - great looking watch. Congrats.
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