Essentially, it includes large legible white arabic numeral markers for all hours except 12, 3, 6, and 9. The iwc pilots watch spitfire mark xvi features a 39mm stainless steel case surrounding a silver dial on a brand new brown alligator strap. These mark x watches were supplied to the raf, but again found wanting. Iwc pilot s watch mark viii steel and santoni strap full set. Iwc s spitfire models combine technical brilliance with exceptional elegance. Iwc pilots watch spitfire mark xvi bracelet iw325505. Caliber 79320 based on eta valjoux 7750 is now ticking inside le petit. This auction is for iwc pilot mark xv with spitfire dial ref 3253. Iwiw327016 pilots watch mark xviii edition le petit prince. Big pilots watch big date watch pdf manual download. Enthusiasts who acquainted with iwc s range will immediately observe that the iwc pilot mark xvi replica watches isnt a current production model, getting been modified and renamed because the current mark xvii. Mark xvi the next year, iwc mark series launched spitfire chrono with silverwhite dial that became a new model. The original iwc mark xi and mark xii were the icons of the brand having been issued to pilots during the period spanning wwii. Qp 2004 and posted in collecting, watch history, buying watches, watches.
The new, iwcmanufactured 32110 calibre is featured for the first time in this functional timepiece. On chrono24 youll find prices for 312 iwc pilot mark watches and can then buy one of the luxury watches at a bargain price. Preowned iwc pilot mark buy a preowned iwc pilot mark watch. While the mark xvi was 39 mm in diameter, the new mark xvii is 41 mm.
The new iwc pilots watch mark xviii monochrome watches. The raf had specific improvements in wanted in its pilots watches. To meet these new requirements new specification were issued for a mark. Iwc spitfire mark xvi operating instructions manual pdf download. This watch features a satinbrushed finished case with an inner soft iron case for additional protection against magnetic fields. When iwc created its first pilots watch in 1936, a legend was born. International watch company iwc mark xvi, an automatic pilots watch. Iwc pilots spitfire mark xvi watches beverly hillslos. The iwc mark xvi is actually a descendant of the mark xi. It s one of the most interesting of paradoxes in modern watchmaking that such a relatively simple pilot s watch is capable of provoking such widespread and passionate reactions.
Preowned iwc pilots watch mark xvi spitfire luxury watch. Iwc pilot mark xviii black dial steel mens watch iw327001 box. Iwc pilot mark all prices for iwc pilot mark watches on. Mark 16 or mark xvi, the 16th and final chapter of the gospel of mark in the new testament of the christian bible. Stunning variation on the classic iwc pilots watch the spitfire. The iwc pilots watch automatic 36 is an incredibly stunning watch, no doubts about that. Iwcs spitfire models combine technical brilliance with exceptional elegance. Iwc pilot mark xvi 39 mm from 2010 complete with box and papers. Just like the spitfire, the iwc watch collection of the same name also perfectly combines form and function. Pin hair as flat and as tight as possible before taking the measurements. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a.
Iwc pilot s spitfire watches are a sporty and appealing series of iwc watches. Nov 22, 2015 in this weeks edition, we come to another important series from iwc. Prices for iwc pilot mark watches prices for pilot mark. On chrono24 youll find 238 preowned iwc pilot mark watches and you can buy a preowned watch or sell a preowned iwc. Iwc pilots bracelet 20mm oem for mark xvi, spitfire, and. Inspired by cockpit instruments, iwc pilots watches are built intuitively for aviators of all kinds, both professional and enthusiast alike.
On the wrist, the 39mm pilot s case wears like a dream. These watches come with the signature slatecoloured dial, which is exclusive to the pilots watch family and gives each. The sophisticated selfwinding automatic movements feature split second chronograph as well as daydate features. The biggest change in comparison to the mark xvi, is the increased diameter. It is now continuing its success story with an optimized design and inhouse calibres. The watch case is waterresistant up to 60 metres according to standard iso 2281 and is.
We see the basic mark xvi refinements regarding the numerals but the spitfire takes it to another level with exquisite dial finish. Preowned and used iwc pilot watches crown and caliber. The year 2011 was also special to the iwc mark series, it launched the new mark xvii. The mark xvi became a hot model of the iwc pilot s watch as well. Iwcs iconic mark xviii is the perfect casual watch gear patrol. Reference iw325502 is fitted with the spitfire silver dial. Big pilot markus buhler iw5003 turbine movement on leather. Iw325505 pilot s watch spitfire mark xvi bracelet iw325602 pilot s watch spitfire. We like its size, and the classic design that will remain in fashion in time to come. Iwc pilot spitfire silver dial chronograph dial automatic mens watch. List of references at the end history of pilot watches the iwc 3522, better known as the mark xvi, is the current pinnacle of a long line of pilot watches from iwc. The pilots watch automatic spitfire remains true to the purist instrument design of the mark 11 navigation watch, which was produced from 1948 onward for the british royal air force. Iwc pilot spitfire automatic chronograph grey dial mens.
The brand has become synonymous with exceptional aviation watches, and its pilots watch line has become an icon in horology. We like the pilots range for its sleek, masculine, and sporty design. Save up to 50% on all pre owned watches at crown and caliber. Explorer i vs iwc mark xvi rolex forums rolex watch forum. Iwc focusses heavily on the pilot s watch collection and there are many new models and many old models have been redesigned.
Download manual download catalog extract warranty booklet. Mechanically and technically identical to its sibling, the iwc pilots watch mark xvi, the spitfire mark xvi incorporates a distinctive contemporary style and presence all its own, while providing a subtle visual makeover to the older 38mm mark. Iwc pilot s watches are highly popular and among the most desired men s and midsize watches the world over. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800. Jan 21, 2016 for this years sihh, iwc is focusing on their pilots collection. The year 2011 was also special to the iwc mark series, it launched the new mark. The original iwc mark xi which was built in 1948 to the specifications of the british ministry of defense, who required chronometergrade accuracy. Pilots watches spitfire collection iwc schaffhausen.
The iwc spitfire mark xvi watch carries on the proud tradition of iwc pilots watches. The line of pilot watches is one of the major assets of iwc, and aviati. These iwc watches are crafted from stainless steel and solid gold. Buy an authentic used iwc pilot mark xvi spitfire iw325505 1010 iwc p416d8 watch from our iwc collection. Iwc launched a new spitfire squadron in its collection of pilots. Purchase this authentic men s iwc pilot spitfire mark xvi watch at 10. Sizewise, its perfect at 9mm thick and 38mm 2mm larger than the mk xii. Mark xvi or mark 16 often refers to the 16th version of a product, frequently military hardware. Big pilot iw500201 pilot s mark xvi iw325504 ingenieur automatic vintage limited edition 2012 iw323311 portuguese chronograph iw371402. Preowned iwc pilot mark buy a preowned iwc pilot mark. Iwc spitfire pilot mark xvi steel brown mens watch iw325502.
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The more technical top gunmiramar iwc pilots watch mark xviii is the last addition to this years pilots line by the company. Compared to the earlier 3253, its case had grown to 39mm and both dial and hands featured a new. Iwc mark xvi if there is one thing that the international watch company is known for, its an impressive devotion to the development and production of an outstanding pilots watch. Iwc pilot watches popular used iwc pilot watches the history of the iwc pilot is traceable back to 1936 with the introduction of the special watch for pilots. Nov 16, 2011 information is based on various sources from the internet. The watch also has approximately 40 hours of power reserve. In the 1940s, iwc continued to produce watches for aviators, namely for military use. The modern day pilots series traces its origins to the 1930s and 40s as part of the buhr watches developed for german pilots in the years surrounding. All numerals and hands are fully loomed, increasing visibility. The new iwc pilots watch mark xvii monochrome watches. Mechanically and technically identical to its sibling, the iwc pilots watch mark xvi, the spitfire mark xvi incorporates a distinctive contemporary style and presence all its own, while providing a subtle visual makeover to the older 38mm mark xv model. Iwc spitfire pilot mark xvi steel brown mens watch. Page 18 technical refinements of the pilots watch spitfire mark xvi your iwc watch shows you the date and the time in hours, minutes and seconds. Buy this new iwc spitfire mark xvi iw325502 mens watch for.
Philippes watches of beverly hills is a dealer with authentic, new, and used iwc watches at discount prices. In 1999, the pilots watch mark xv classic, to give it its full name, was launched, and its just about as desirable a militarystyle piece as is available today from new. We offer authentic iwc mark xv spitfire watches at discounted prices. These iwc watches are crafted from durable solid stainless steel and boast selfwinding automatic movements which possess chronograph and dual chronograph as well as utc features. Iwc pilot s watches are highly popular and among the most desired mens and midsize watches the world over.
Flying legends since 1936 historical pilots watches in hong kong. One of the redesigned models is the iwc mark xvii, the followup of the mark xvi. Iwc spitfire pilot mark xv steel mens watch iw325505. The pilots watch mark xviii can still be found in iwcs digital catalogs, but only as the edition le petit prince. For the author in particular, acquiring the pilot mark xv was a significant moment as it marked pun intended the start of his horology journey. Sep 06, 2014 the mark xvi became a hot model of the iwc pilot s watch as well. They also feature the finest case materials, such as mirrorpolished stainless steel and solid 5n gold. Therefore, mark xvi had the classical type and spitfire type. We take in trades, sell new and used, and are located in beverly hills. Hi all up for sale is iwc pilot spitfire mark xvi automatic 39mm stainless steel case fitted on the brown alligator leather reference number.
The pilots watch spitfire collection has been paying tribute to the elegance and cuttingedge technology of the legendary fighter plane since 2003. In 2007, for the first time, a watch bearing the name top gun joined the iwc pilots watch product line. It is based on the classic iwc pilot dial design and has the same black background as found on the other iwc pilot watches with the same font and hour markers configuration. Im somewhat of a collector of 16s and hoping to acquire the son rhodium sunburst version one day to add to these two. The pilots collection, arguably, is probably of one our favorite collections in the iwc family. Iwc pilots watches klockor modeller nymans ur 1851. These watches come with the signature slatecoloured dial, which is exclusive to the pilots watch family and gives each timepiece a truly unique look. Todays innovative pilot watches are leaders in horology with elegant detailing, endless functionality and a collection that ranges from elite top gun editions to its exclusive spitfire editions. Iwc pilots watches introduced the cockpitinstrument look for classic pilots watches and enjoy global renown as precise timepieces with outstanding. And this years new novelties, especially the spitfire editions, are no exception to that either. The new pilots watch automatic spitfire is equipped with new manufacture caliber 32110. One watch however which plays a more subtle card is the new iwc pilots watch mark xviii. Iwc pilots watch spitfire mark xvi iw325502 luxury watch. The original iwc mark xi was built in 1948 to the specifications of the british ministry of defense, who required chronometergrade accuracy, resistance to magnetic fields produced by aircraft electronics.
This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 28800 bph 4 hz to provide a 42hour power reserve when fully wound. Iwc pilots watch spitfire mark xvi iw325502 luxury. Mark xvi is powered by an efficient and reliable caliber 30110 mechanical movement. View and download iwc big pilots watch big date operating instructions manual online. Iwc s pilots watch spitfire mark xvi bracelet iw325505 aka. The iwc pilots watch mark xvi was introduced in 2006. Discover a large selection of iwc pilot mark watches on chrono24 the worldwide marketplace for luxury watches.1025 143 1165 1083 1254 442 472 853 604 674 1483 192 1077 1508 1513 1363 1048 696 1130 125 18 261 246 1152 198 1476 1225 1253 494 745 993 814 62 52