11 June 2004
IWC. An unusual 18K gold self-winding wristwatch with sweep center seconds, date, compass and bracelet
Signed International Watch Co., Shaffhausen, Porsche Design, circa 1980
With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, the black matte dial with luminous baton indexes, luminous strips to the white hands, orange sweep center seconds, date aperture, the head designed to flip to reveal a concealed compass and mirror, the massive engine-turned circular case with smooth bezel, together with an 18K gold IWC articulated link bracelet and deployant clasp, case, dial and movement signed
38 mm. diam.
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This watch is accompanied by an IWC fitted presentation box.
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