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2018
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December
2018
For over 80 years, IWC's Pilot’s Watches have been bringing the magic of flight to all those who wear them. These prestigious watches from Schaffhausen, with their characteristic instrument design that dates back to iconic navigation watches like the...
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November
2018
Schaffhausen/Zurich, 25th November 2018 – CHF 1,111,111 towards improving equal opportunities among Swiss children and young people: This impressive total was raised at the 12th annual Laureus Charity Night, which was staged at Hangar Dübendorf on Sa...
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November
2018
Geneva, 13 November 2018 – Today, Sotheby’s auctioned an exclusive Unique Piece from IWC Schaffhausen. The Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “Antoine de Saint Exupéry”, with a case made of 18-carat white gold, went under the hammer, garnering...
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November
2018
Shanghai, November 8, 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen held a “For the Love of Cinema” event at Capella Shanghai, the last remaining cluster of traditional Shikumen townhouses in the modern city. Here East meets West and, with the presence of Academy Award-wi...
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October
2018
Mexico City/Schaffhausen, 28th October 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen proudly congratulates brand ambassador Lewis Hamilton on winning his fifth FIA Formula OneTM World Drivers’ Championship title*. Following the result of the race at the Mexico Grand Prix ...
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10
October
2018
London, 10th October 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen and the BFI (British Film Institute) revealed Richard Billingham as the winner of the third annual IWC Schaffhausen Filmmaker Bursary Award in association with the BFI. The award was presented during a sta...
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October
2018
Rio de Janeiro/Schaffhausen, 4th October 2018 – Brazilian football legend and Laureus Academy Member Cafu visited Instituto Reação, a programme supported by Laureus Sport for Good, where he met 11-year-old Ana Claudia. With her drawing on the theme “...
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30
September
2018
Zurich/Schaffhausen, 30th September 2018 – During the exclusive IWC Private Dinner held as part of the 14th Zurich Film Festival, British actor Dev Patel presented the 4th Filmmaker Award. The film "Beast" from producer Simon Hesse was declared the w...
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15
September
2018
Schaffhausen, 15th September 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen lends its support to the "Silver Spitfire – The Longest Flight" expedition as its main sponsor. Next summer, a carefully restored Spitfire boasting a unique silver-chrome finish will take off from ...
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03
September
2018
Schaffhausen, 3 September 2018 - The IWC Racing Team made its official Swiss debut at the 14th Arosa ClassicCar. Former FORMULA ONE driver Karl Wendlinger drove the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” on the winding 7.3 kilometre hill-climb route from La...
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27
August
2018
Schaffhausen (Switzerland), 27th August 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen marked the inauguration of its new Manufakturzentrum with a celebration. The official opening of the new production plant for movement components, manufacture movements and cases is a mi...
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27
August
2018
In its new Manufakturzentrum, IWC Schaffhausen marries traditional watchmaking with state-of-the-art manufacturing methods and technologies. Outstanding levels of quality and precision can be attained in the production of movement components and case...
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19
August
2018
Schaffhausen, 19th August 2018 – This week, the tenth TORTOUR multi-day nonstop ultracycling event took place. Representing the Laureus Foundation Switzerland , seven teams from IWC Schaffhausen were among the competitors. For the second time, IWC CE...
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15
June
2018
Schaffhausen, 15 June 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen is bringing a touch of summer to your wrist. The Swiss watch manufacture is launching a new edition of the Portugieser Yacht Club Chronograph as part of its "Summer Editions" collection. With a water-resi...
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June
2018
Schaffhausen, 1st June 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen is expanding its Portugieser family to include two classically elegant models. The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer is launching the first Portugieser watch in the current collection to have a perpetual c...
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30
May
2018
Schaffhausen, 30th May 2018 – Christoph Grainger-Herr, CEO of IWC Schaffhausen stars in the new social media campaign by Mercedes-AMG, a long-standing partner of the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer. In a short film now available online, the CEO appea...
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May
2018
Schaffhausen, 22 May 2018 – As a part of its current international omnichannel advertising campaign, IWC Schaffhausen is releasing an interactive Virtual Reality (VR) movie. The innovative, fully immersive VR experience was developed in close collabo...
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18
May
2018
Schaffhausen / Bucharest, 18th May 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen was presented with the Watch of the Year Award at the Temporis Gala Awards 2018. The Swiss luxury watch manufacturer received the prize for the IWC Tribute to Pallweber Edition “150 Years”. A...
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May
2018
Schaffhausen, May 15 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen is expanding its traditional Portofino Collection by introducing two new variants of the Portofino Hand-Wound Eight Days with a particular aesthetic charm. On the first, the grey suede strap – used for the...
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May
2018
Schaffhausen, May 8th 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen is launching a Pilot's Watch Chronograph in the original design from 1994. In line with its historic predecessor, this watch also has a quarter-seconds scale for measuring shorter time periods and rectang...
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16
April
2018
Schaffhausen, 16 April 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen is the first Swiss luxury watch brand to publish a sustainability report utilizing the global best-practice standards of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). Further reinforcing its commitment to the U...
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12
April
2018
Amsterdam, March 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen opens a pop-up store at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is the first pop-up store in the world with a fully dedicated concept celebrating the brand’s 150th anniversary. Travelers passing through Europe’s third-...
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20
March
2018
Australia, 21st  March 2018 – Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen proudly announces the opening of their first Australian boutique. Known for their timeless innovation and technical ingenuity, IWC Schaffhausen’s boutique has opened in pa...
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19
March
2018
Schaffhausen, 19 March 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen launches a new piece of technology, offering customers the opportunity to create a personalized version of the iconic Ingenieur Chronograph. With an easy-to-use configuration tool on IWC.com, customers c...
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18
March
2018
Schaffhausen, 18 March 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen officially launched the IWC Racing Team at the 76th Goodwood Members’ Meeting. With this step, IWC becomes the first watch brand to compete in classic car races with its own team and car. At the wheel of...
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March
2018
Schaffhausen, 18 March 2018 – IWC Racing Team is the name of IWC Schaffhausen’s own motorsport team. In future, it will take its place on the grid at historic racing events with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing”. Taking turns at the wheel of the ic...
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March
2018
Schaffhausen, 16 March 2018 – In April, IWC Schaffhausen will kick off a worldwide omnichannel advertising campaign with actor Bradley Cooper. This is the first time that the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer has produced such an extensive on and offli...
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March
2018
Zurich / Schaffhausen, March 2018 - IWC Schaffhausen is offering leather accessories by Santoni in boutiques across the world. Be it a belt to match one’s Portugieser Chronograph or a clutch bag to complement the Da Vinci Automatic, this collection o...
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27
February
2018
Schaffhausen, 27 February 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen took part in the Laureus Sport For Good Ride along the French-Italian Riviera on the occasion of the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco. Led by double Olympic champion cyclist Fabian Cancellara tog...
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26
February
2018
Schaffhausen, 26 February 2018 – IWC Schaffhausen presented the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation” at the occasion of the 2018 Laureus World Sport Awards in Monaco. The timepiece with a case made of black ceramic, a ...
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