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IWC Schaffhausen Honors a Lost War Time Hero

IWC Schaffhausen Honors a Lost War Time Hero

Luxury watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen is celebrating the life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry this month with the debut of their new Pilot’s Chronograph named after the French poet, humanist and aviator. The Chronograph Antoine de Saint Exupéry is at once a tribute to classical aviation and an exercise of exacting modern standards for accuracy and precision. The lustrous 18-carat red gold case belies its tolerance for extreme variations in pressure – from the low-pressure environs of cruising altitude to the crushing pressure of the ocean, all the way down to a depth of 2,000 feet. Measuring 43 mm in diameter, the READ MORE

IWC CASEMAKING

IWC CASEMAKING

  The process of casemaking is both an art and a science. While Swiss IWC main factory is located  Baumgartenstrasse in the City of Schaffhausen, cases are produced in another facility in Neuhausenm which dedicates extra special attention to details and craftsmanship. While the movements and small pieces of watches are often thought to be the more intricate to create the construction of casing is in reality one of the most complicated processes as it  protects the watch’s movement and dictates the design Few other watch companies make their own cases because of the complexity and costs, which makes IWC stand apart READ MORE

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