IWC - Archive

2017
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November
2017
Schaffhausen/Zurich, 19 November 2017 – On Saturday evening, the 11th Laureus Charity Night was held at Dübendorf Hangar near Zurich. Approximately 700 guests – including numerous celebrities from the worlds of sport, business, politics and society –...
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12
November
2017
Geneva, 12 November 2017 – Today, Sotheby’s auctioned an exclusive timepiece by IWC Schaffhausen: the Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “Le Petit Prince” went under the hammer, garnering a winning bid of CHF 38,000. A portion of the proceeds ...
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04
October
2017
London, Wednesday 4th October 2017 – Stars from the UK’s film and television industries gathered in support of BFI LUMINOUS, the biennial fundraising gala presented in partnership with IWC Schaffhausen. LUMINOUS’ special guest speaker Oscar®-winning ...
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02
October
2017
Schaffhausen, 2 October 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen launches new models in the Pilot’s Watch collection. The Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “Antoine de Saint Exupéry” is the latest special edition created in honour of the French pilot and auth...
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01
October
2017
Zurich/Schaffhausen, 1 October 2017 – Last night, Hollywood actor James Marsden presented the third Filmmaker Award at the IWC gala dinner entitled “For the Love of Cinema” as part of the13th Zurich Film Festival. The jury chose “Paradise War” as the...
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08
September
2017
Schaffhausen, 8 September 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen presents two of its most popular Portugie­ser models in fashionable blue: for the first time, the Swiss watchmaking company is launching the Portugieser Automatic and the Portugieser Chronograph with ...
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05
September
2017
Schaffhausen / New York, 5 September, 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen is launching the Portugieser Chronograph Rattrapante Edition “Boutique Canada”. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Federation, this iconic double chronograph is limited t...
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01
September
2017
Schaffhausen, 1 September 2017 – To mark the 50th anniversary of Aquatimer diver’s watches, IWCSchaffhausen has released a special edition with the first Ceratanium® case. This particular materialis as light and unbreakable as titanium, but also as h...
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21
August
2017
Schaffhausen, 21 August 2017 – The multi-day Tortour cycle race took place for the ninth time last week. One of the hardest cycling competitions in the world, IWC has been supporting this ultra-cycling event since day one. Also pushing the pedals har...
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11
July
2017
New York/Toronto, July 11, 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen strengthens its customer service in North America and opens the first boutique in Canada. The new boutique is located in Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping center in the immediate vicinity to other major gl...
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06
July
2017
Schaffhausen, 6 July 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen is moving its Geneva boutique to a new location in the Rue du Rhône. Watch enthusiasts in Geneva and international visitors to the city on the Rhône will now be able to discover the Swiss luxury watch manu...
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30
June
2017
Schaffhausen, 30 June 2017 – Ferdinand A. Porsche designed the Aquatimer Ocean 2000 for IWC Schaffhausen back in 1982. With its avant-garde design, this extremely pressure-resistant diver’s watch was years ahead of its time. In celebration of the 35t...
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29
June
2017
Bern, 28 June 2017 – While his cycling career may have come to an end, two-time Olympic gold medallist Fabian Cancellara is still one of the most famous and popular sports personalities in Switzerland. IWC Schaffhausen is now honouring their brand am...
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29
June
2017
Munich, 28 June 2017 – The Swiss watchmaking company IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the opening of its second German boutique with an exclusive event this evening. Around 200 specially invited guests flocked to the magnificent, recently renovated buildi...
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28
June
2017
Schaffhausen, 1 July 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen is launching a special version of the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII featuring the original design of the historic Pilot’s Watch Mark 11. In reference to the year in which the first Mark 11 was produced, this sp...
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23
June
2017
Schaffhausen/Milan, 23 June 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the start of the Passione Caracciola vintage car rally in Milan, where it showcased the new Ingenieur collection surrounded by classic cars. Selected racing drivers also proved their skil...
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30
May
2017
Schaffhausen, 30 May 2017 – Mercedes-AMG is turning 50. The performance sports car brand from Mercedes-Benz has been synonymous with outstanding engine expertise, automotive performance and a dynamic driving experience for half a century now. IWC Sch...
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18
May
2017
Schaffhausen, 18 May 2017 – A tobacco brown dial and a brown calfskin strap with decorative white stitching: these are the most important distinguishing features of the special editions developed by IWC Schaffhausen to honour the French pilot and aut...
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18
May
2017
Schaffhausen, 18 May 2017 – The Portofino watches from IWC Schaffhausen have been bringing the laid-back Italian lifestyle to wrists for over 30 years. Now, this timelessly elegant watch family is gaining two new members. The tourbillon, one of the m...
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09
May
2017
Schaffhausen, 9 May 2017 – Appliquéd Arabic numerals, railway-track-style chapter ring and characteristic feuille hands: the Portugieser Chronograph Classic has all the stylistic attributes of a typical Portugieser. And now, IWC Schaffhausen is unvei...
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04
May
2017
Schaffhausen, 5 May 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen has celebrated the completion of the major structural work at its new production and technology centre with a topping out ceremony, where, according to tradition, the work of those involved in the construct...
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20
April
2017
New York/Schaffhausen, April 20, 2017 – At the Tribeca Film Festival® in New York, IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the art of filmmaking and showcased its support for emerging artists at the fifth annual “For the Love of Cinema” gala dinner. This year, t...
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18
April
2017
Beijing, 18 April 2017 – At the 2017 Beijing International Film Festival, IWC Schaffhausen hosted an exclusive “For the Love of Cinema” gala dinner to celebrate the achievements of young Chinese filmmakers. Among the celebrities and VIP guests attend...
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20
March
2017
Schaffhausen, 20 March 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled a completely overhauled line of Ingenieur watches at the 75th Goodwood Members’ Meeting. This historic motorsport event in the south of England was the perfect place to showcase the new collecti...
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20
February
2017
Shanghai, 20 February 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen is launching a limited-edition Portugieser model to celebrate the first anniversary of its Nanjing West Road Flagship Boutique in Shanghai. The Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Special Edition “Boutique Sha...
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15
February
2017
IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco in the company of celebrities and influencers from the world of sports. The highlights of the event included a bike tour with the FORMULA ONE world champion Nico Rosberg and the of...
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18
January
2017
The Da Vinci Chronograph Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation” is one of the highlights of the current Da Vinci collection. Every year, IWC Schaffhausen presents a limited special edition, part of the proceeds from which is used to help disadva...
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18
January
2017
Geneva, 17 January 2017 – At the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) watch fair, IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the arrival of the new Da Vinci collection. Around a thousand VIP guests took up the invitation to Geneva – including numerous ...
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15
January
2017
The Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph is the brand’s first watch to combine the hour and minute counters with the moon phase in a single subdial. Achieving this called for a development of the IWC-manufactured 89630 calibre. A silver-plated or ...
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15
January
2017
The name of the Da Vinci Tourbillon Rétrograde Chronograph alone reflects its unique status: on a single dial, it features a combination of a classic tourbillon, a chronograph and a retrograde date. IWC’s watchmakers have designed the new in-house 89...
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