1970 IWC Schaffhausen Automatic 'Pellaton' Date Vintage Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this all original and unique full size, sought after IWC Schaffhausen with the very rare caliber 8541B 'Pellaton' caliber with date and hack in automatic wind, probably one of the best ever made Swiss automatic movements. This classic cushion shaped watch was designed for the Japanese market; it is working well, keeping good time and ready to wear or gift!
The watch houses a legendary cal. 8541B automatic movement, running well on 23 jewels with sweep seconds complication. This watch also features a non-quickset date and a setting hack for maximal accuracy. It is cased in a cushion shaped monoblock stainless steel case and comes with mint acrylic crystal and original IWC signed crown.
The dial is factory original and in excellent condition; silver sunburst with original 60 pearled index dots and raised solid markers with original set of hands.
This unique and sought after IWC Schaffhausen gents watch measures 36,5mm side to side (excluding crown) and 36,5mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is its original mesh bracelet in stainless steel with signed adjustable clasp in excellent condition. For reference, this watch takes a 19mm wide bracelet/band.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards; To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.