Gentleman's International Watch Company wrist watch (now known simply as IWC) in solid 18ct yellow gold with original silver dial and black alligator strap. Stunning condition with gorgeous 'Bombe' lugs. This is an automatic calibre 862 and not to be confused with the far more common manual winding (and slightly smaller) 18ct IWC's that are usually offered for sale.
Solid 18ct gold case is in beautiful, flawless condition with no marks, dents, dings scratches or imperfections. Very attractive large-sized case with stunning 'Bombe' lugs. Fully hallmarked inside (Swiss) for 18ct and signed IWC.
Dimensions are 36mm in diameter (not including crown), 11mm thick and 44mm lug to lug.
Dial & Crystal
Original silver dial is in excellent condition with applied gold baton hour markers and matching gold hands with sunken minute markers around the outside. Dial is signed 'International Watch Company, Schaffhausen', 'Automatic' with 'Swiss' at 6 o'clock.
Crystal is standard acrylic/Plexiglas type and is 'as new'.
Brand new very high quality, hand-made Hirsch 'London' strap with complementing gold-filled buckle.
We are Hirsch stockists and can change the strap to any from their 'Classic' machine made range, or 'artisanal' range of superb hand-made straps if you desire (subject to cost). Please contact us for further details.
Calibre 862 automatic movement in excellent, original condition. This movement uses the IWC patented 'Pellaton' winding system and is arguably one of the finest automatic calibres ever created. The watch is keeping superb time and has recently been fully overhauled by our watchmaker just to make sure it is running perfectly. Comes with full 12 months warranty.