12 May 2014
IWC. A large stainless steel automatic wristwatch with 7-day power reserve and date
Signed IWC, Schaffhausen, Automatic, Portuguese model, ref. IW5001 09, movement no. 2'965'961, case no. 3'186'743, manufactured in 2006
Cal. 51010 automatic movement, 44 jewels, pierced rotor centred by the IWC logo, black dial, applied Arabic numerals, two engine-turned black subsidiary dials for constant seconds and 7-day power reserve, window for date, large circular case, raised bezel, glazed display screw back, stainless steel IWC deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
42 mm. diam.
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With IWC guarantee dated 04 October 2006, instruction manual, polishing cloth, wooden fitted presentation box and outer packaging.
According to the Archives of IWC, the present watch was sold in 2006.
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