This is a landmark year for IWC as the company celebrates their 150th anniversary. The occasion must be commemorated and the company has announced a Jubilee collection consisting of not 5 or 10 but a full 27 watches. The dials of the collection are mostly blue or white and all the watches sport black alligator straps, but they are sufficiently diverse in design that buyers will find enough options to suit.
IWC Tribute to Pallweber 150 Years Editions
The first-ever IWC wristwatch with a jumping numeral module is available in three versions, rose gold with white dial (250 pieces), platinum with white dial (25 pieces) and stainless steel with blue dial (500 pieces).
Portugieser 150 Years Editions
Choose from the Constant Force Edition which combines a constant-force tourbillon with a perpetual single moon phase display for the very first time; the Perpetual Calendar Tourbillon which combines a perpetual calendar with a tourbillon; the Chronograph; the Calendar Edition; or the purist Hand Wound movement.
Portofino 150 Years editions
The Portofino style will be available as a classic Hand-Wound Eight Days with a moon phase display; a Chronograph Edition; and an Automatic Edition “150 Years”.
Big Pilot’s Watch 150 Years Editions
The Big Pilot’s Watch Annual Calendar Edition “150 Years” is equipped with an IWC-manufactured 52850 calibre and is the only model in the Jubilee collection with an annual calendar. Meanwhile the Big Date Edition “150 Years” features the IWC-manufactured 59235 calibre and is the first Big Pilot’s Watch from IWC with a date display featuring large numerals at “12 o’clock”. The Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “150 Years” is the anniversary edition of the beloved chronograph.
Da Vinci 150 Years Editions
The Da Vinci Automatic Edition “150 Years” with small seconds at “6 o’clock” is the first watch to feature the new IWC-manufactured 82200 calibre. The Da Vinci Automatic Moon Phase 36 Edition “150 Years” takes up the tradition of jewelry watches from the 1990s. The case and moving lugs of these models are paved with 206 pure white diamonds amounting to 2.26 carats.