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New IWC Pilot's Watches

Post by logan2z » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:10 am

To be revealed at SIHH 2019...

Spitfire Chronograph in Bronze with green dial, 41mm, new in-house movement

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Double Chronograph Top Gun Ceratanium. Case made from a titanium/ceramic composite. 44mm split seconds chronograph.

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Apparently there are additional new pilot's watches that will be announced at the show.

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Post by pbj204 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:13 am

I like both, but I wonder about price.

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Post by logan2z » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:15 am

pbj204 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:13 am
I like both, but I wonder about price.
I don't expect them to be cheap. The entire Spitfire line has moved to in-house movements and the new case materials are sure to come at a premium.

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Post by R_Ongjoco » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:18 am

pbj204 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:13 am
I like both, but I wonder about price.
+1. The bronze looks good and 41mm I think is my sweet spot. Would've loved some contrast on the Doppel.

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Post by deepcdvr » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:23 am

I can't afford these anyway, but I'm never buying another watch with in house movement again. What a pain. Granted, I bought grey market, but with two year warranties being the norm, after 24 months and one day you are stuck with a lifetime of expensive maintenance/repair bills. Flame suit on..
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Post by logan2z » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:28 am

Hodinkee is reporting that the Bronze Spitfire will retail for $6250 and the Top Gun for $15K.

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Post by deepcdvr » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:30 am

logan2z wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:28 am
Hodinkee is reporting that the Bronze Spitfire will retail for $6250 and the Top Gun for $15K.
Those are actually reasonable prices :thumbsup:
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Re: New IWC Pilot's Watches

Post by ericf4 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:31 am

im over the bronze fad, ive had my share of them. looks nice though

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Post by AtomicTom » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:27 am

IWC is on a roll Andrew ! :clap:

Have to give these two thumbs up too, or four I guess actually !!!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Thanks a lot sir !!! :)

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New IWC Pilot's Watches

Post by goaliechris » Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:22 am

logan2z wrote:Hodinkee is reporting that the Bronze Spitfire will retail for $6250 and the Top Gun for $15K.
Reasonable but $15k is such a tough price point for me - a lot of competition in that space for my dollars. However if I want a IWC ceramic, the Top Gun ceramic chronograph at half the price is compelling (pre-owned).

The Bronze is priced very well, IMO.


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Post by JP Chestnut » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:40 pm

A 41mm in house is a nice change. If it has a faraday cage, the movement could theoretically fit in a 39mm case.

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Post by Knome » Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:02 pm

I like both of these but I hope there ones they announce in January once the embargo is lifted are better... havent seen any new aquatimers in a long time...

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Post by matt.wu » Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:35 pm

Personally, I'm a big fan of the 43mm size on this style of watch. Hopefully some options still available in that range.
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Post by R@cerx » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:20 pm

ericf4 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:31 am
im over the bronze fad, ive had my share of them. looks nice though
Agreed, but is bronze still a thing?

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Post by jeckyll » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:08 pm

R@cerx wrote:
ericf4 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:31 am
im over the bronze fad, ive had my share of them. looks nice though
Agreed, but is bronze still a thing?
I'm still surprised that it ever was a thing... Image

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Re: New IWC Pilot's Watches

Post by R@cerx » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:11 pm

jeckyll wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:08 pm
R@cerx wrote:
ericf4 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:31 am
im over the bronze fad, ive had my share of them. looks nice though
Agreed, but is bronze still a thing?
I'm still surprised that it ever was a thing... Image

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It works well for marine propellers...

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Re: New IWC Pilot's Watches

Post by BacoNoir » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:19 pm

jeckyll wrote:
R@cerx wrote:
ericf4 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:31 am
im over the bronze fad, ive had my share of them. looks nice though
Agreed, but is bronze still a thing?
I'm still surprised that it ever was a thing... Image

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It is for me.
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Re: New IWC Pilot's Watches

Post by james80 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:37 am

I'd like the first one if it wasn't bronze and wasn't green.

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