IWC. A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH MOONPHASE
IWC. A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH MOONPHASE

SIGNED INTERNATIONAL WATCH CO., SCHAFFHAUSEN, MODEL "IL DESTRIERO SCAFUSIA", MODEL NO. 13/125, MOVEMENT NO. 2500014, CASE NO. 2537024, 1993

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IWC. A VERY RARE AND IMPORTANT LIMITED EDITION 18K PINK GOLD MINUTE REPEATING PERPETUAL CALENDAR SPLIT SECONDS CHRONOGRAPH TOURBILLON WRISTWATCH WITH MOONPHASE
Signed International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, model "Il Destriero Scafusia", model No. 13/125, Movement No. 2500014, Case No. 2537024, 1993
Cal. 1868, with highly engraved gilt-finished movement, 76 jewels, three-armed one minute tourbillion carriage with mono-metallic compensation balance, adjusted to heat, cold, isochronism and six positions, minute repeating on two gongs via two steel hammers, silvered matte dial with Roman numerals, four subsidiary dials indicating day combined with constant seconds, date, month combined with hour register, 30 minute register with sector for phases of the moon, aperture for year indication, blued steel and painted red hands, large heavy circular case with wide sloping bezel, down-turned lugs, sapphire crystal display back secured by six screws, split seconds chronograph mechanism operated by two rectangular buttons in the band and an additional round button set within the crown, minute repeating function activated by a slide in the band, case, dial and movement signed, with an 18K pink gold IWC buckle
42mm diam.

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Accompanied by IWC cardboard slipcase, lovely wood presentation box, with plaque inscribed Il Destriero Scafusia, no. 13/125, the lid with a marquetry scene of Schaffhausen as it would have been seen circa 1868, signed Blaise, and additional black matte dial with additional pink gold hands.

The most complicated watch produced by the International Watch Company, "Il Destriero Scafusia" or the "Schaffhausen Warhorse", was developed for the company's 125th anniversary in 1993. This watch is numbered 13 in a very limited production of only 125 examples.

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