IWC - Archive

2018
17
January
2018
Geneva, 17 January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen celebrated its 150th birthday and the launch of its Jubilee collection with a gala evening at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva. Around 800 guests participated in the event, inc...
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January
2018
Geneva, 16 January 2018 – At the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), IWC Schaffhausen welcomed Bradley Cooper as a new brand ambassador. ...
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15
January
2018
Schaffhausen, 15. January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled a pocket watch with jumping numerals at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva as a special highlight of the Jubilee collection, in celebration of the company’s 150th...
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15
January
2018
Schaffhausen, 15 January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled three limited-edition “IWC Tribute to Pallweber” wristwatches with jumping numerals at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva, as part of the Jubilee collection, to ce...
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15
January
2018
Schaffhausen, 15 January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled five limited-edition Portugieser wristwatches at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva as part of the Jubilee collection to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary....
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15
January
2018
Schaffhausen, 15 January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled two limited-edition Da Vinci watches at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva as part of the Jubilee collection to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary. The Da V...
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15
January
2018
Schaffhausen, 15 January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled three limited-edition Pilot’s Watches at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva as part of the Jubilee collection to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary. ...
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15
January
2018
Schaffhausen, 15 January 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen unveiled three limited-edition Portofino models at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in Geneva as part of the Jubilee collection to celebrate the company’s 150th anniversary. The Po...
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14
January
2018
IWC’s story begins with the spirit of endeavour and a bold, entrepreneurial idea: in 1868, American watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones founded the International Watch Company in Schaffhausen. With the aid of eminently qualified Swiss professionals, ...
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14
January
2018
During their time with IWC, seven individuals in particular have considerably shaped the fortunes of the Schaffhausen watchmaking company: Florentine Ariosto Jones, Ernst Jakob Homberger, Günter Blümlein, Georges Kern, Albert Pellaton, Kurt Klaus and...
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14
January
2018
From the Jones calibres to the Da Vinci with Kurt Klaus’s perpetual calendar and the Portugieser Sidérale Scafusia: ten products have determined IWC’s heritage and built its global success. ...
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2017
08
December
2017
Dubai, 8 December 2017 – Academy Award winner, Hollywood actress and IWC Schaffhausen Ambassador Cate Blanchett presented the sixth IWC Filmmaker Award to Haifaa Al Mansour from Saudi Arabia for her project, “Miss Camel”. The award ceremony was held ...
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04
December
2017
Schaffhausen, 4. December 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen is opening the bar “Les Aviateurs” right next to its boutique on Rue du Rhône in Geneva. The venue has been designed in the style of an exclusive gentlemen’s club and brings the fascinating world of P...
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24
November
2017
Schaffhausen, 24 November 2017 – IWC Schaffhausen has released the Ingenieur Chronograph “Tribute to Nico Rosberg” to honour the world champion 2016 FORMULA ONE driver Nico Rosberg. The IWC-manufactured chronograph with an 18-carat red gold case was ...
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19
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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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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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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