- BandSteel Bracelet
- Case MaterialSteel
IWC Ingenieur Automatic Chronograph
Mint condition IWC Ingenieur automatic chronograph in steel on steel bracelet model reference IW372501, originally purchased in February this year so just seven months old when taken into stock. The original retail price on this watch is £4,840. It was originally purchased from IWC authorized dealers David M Robinson in February 2012 so just 8 months old when taken into stock , and comes with box and papers including the original warranty card, with the balance of the warranty left on the watch. IWC have been making specialised and high quality watches in Switzerland since 1868. Many of the IWC vintage watches are now prized collectors items. They are a company who continue to produce high quality and unique watches for a more demanding current market. The IWC on a wrist bears a bold statement about the wearer of one – unique, precise attention to detail, demanding of the very best on offer. The Ingenieur for many years was considered IWC's flagship model. All Ingenieur’s are true antimagnetic, by being true are actually called amagnetic. They have been made to not deviate more than 30 seconds per day after being exposed to a magnetic field of 4,800 A/m, although almost all models were much higher in rating. The watch is a steel dress watch that takes on a sporty appearance and was initially designed by the legendary watch designer Gerald Genta whose services were employed by Audermars Piguet to design the Royal Oak, as well as Patek Philippe where he designed the Nautilus – the design similarities can be seen between the Inginiuer and these two mentioned models. The case and bracelet are of a handsome design, with bold and masculine lines, sweeping angles and long integrated chronograph pushers. The watch has a 28 a mechanical with automatic winding IWC Caliber 79350 which is 31 jewels operating at 28,800 vph and a power reserve approx. 44 hours with anti-magnetic soft iron core. Sapphire glass antireflective on both sides. It has a screw down case back and screw down crown. The dial is black with guilloche' center; applied polished baton markers with luminous coating and polished sword hands with luminous coating. The functions include subsidiary seconds at 6; minute counter at 12; sweep chronograph seconds hand. The water resistance is 120 metres. Dimensions are: width is 42.5 mm excluding crown, 44 mm including crown and 46 mm lug to lug and thickness is 14 mm.