IWC IWC Fliegeruhr UTC - Automatic 24 Hour Second Time Zone NWW 1958
IWC Fliegeruhr UTC - Automatic 24 Hour Second Time Zone
Mint condition IWC Fliegeruhr UTC. Comes complete with box and papers from 1998 and has just been serviced. The IWC Flieger UTC is an automatic wristwatch with 24 hour second timezone indicator giving global travellers a fixed time reference point – an essential function for multiple purposes from navigation, flight planning, time calculations to phoning home. This is model reference number IW 3251. This is the more desirable and collectible pre Fliegeruhr UTC. The later Spitfire model has a more dressy and less instrument feel with polished dial and polished hands and numerals. This one however is a matt dial with white luminous numbers, hands and hour markers. This is true to the original form of the Fliegeruhr watches Like all other IWC watches this one is made to exceptional standards and each IWC watch is hand finished, and made to the highest of standards, where attention to detail is of essence. The Fliegeruhr UTC like most IWC watches is plain, simple and uncluttered yet the minimalist and simplistic approach to the designs provide an unrestrained elegance. This is apparent in the Fliegeruhr UTC as well as most other IWC watches. It is distinctive looking and immediately recognisable due to its unique and seldom seen UTC – or dual time function displayed in the window at the top center of the dial. This is a 24 hour display of UTC (universal time co-ordinated with TZC (time zone corrector). This simply meaning the main clock hands can be set independently of the second dime zone indicator.
Case: stainless steel, brushed finish
Case back: Screw down
Inner case: Anti magnetic core
Crown: Screw down
Crystal: Scratch resistant sapphire
Movement: IWC automatic Cal.37526
Base calibre ETA 2892-A2 chronometer grade
Strap: original brown buffalo
Buckle: Original IWC signed pin buckle
Dimensions Width 39 mm, Lug to lug is 48 mm, Thickness is 12 mm.