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  • Manufacturer: IWC
    Year: Circa 2012
    Reference No: IW502902
    Case No: 5'037'192
    Model Name: Big Pilot Perpetual Top Gun
    Material: Black ceramic
    Calibre: Automatic, 51614, 62 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Black IWC crocodile leather strap
    Clasp/Buckle: Stainless steel IWC folding deployant clasp
    Dimensions: 48 mm. diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: With IWC International Warranty dated 8 June 2012, instruction manual, product literature, pouch, fitted presentation box and outer packaging.

  • Catalogue Essay

    The first IWC Big Pilot wristwatch dates back to the 1940's and was designed to be worn on the outside of the flying suit sleeve. The present watch is a modern interpretation and is instantly distinctive due to its large case measuring 48 mm. in diameter.

    Encased in black ceramic, the watch features a black dial with eye-catching white and red registers that are inspired by the cockpit instrument displays founds in jets.

    Offered in like new condition, the present watch is superbly finished.

  • Artist Biography

    IWC

    Swiss • 1868

    With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world's leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of haute horlogerie at their finest, combining high precision with masculine design. Vintage wristwatches such as the oversized Portugieser, Aquatimer, Ingenieur and the B-UHR pilots watch are especially desirable for collectors.

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Property of an Important Collector

Σ950

Ref. IW502902
A fine black ceramic perpetual calendar wristwatch with moon phases, power reserve and digital year display

Circa 2012
48 mm. diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$120,000 - 180,000 
€14,400-21,700
$15,000-23,000

Sold for HK$118,750

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: FOUR

Hong Kong Auction 30 May 2017