1948 IWC Schaffhausen Early Cal.89 18K Gold Gents Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this all original and early IWC Schaffhausen 18K solid yellow gold large dress watch for men with a legendary manual wind movement c. 89, often regarded as the best manual wind Swiss design of all times, with a classic, well preserved design. It is working well, keeping good time and ready to wear or gift!
The watch houses a legendary cal. 89 manual wind movement, running well on 17 jewels with sweep seconds and is considered by many the best made Swiss manual wind caliber since middle 20th century.It is cased in an original and signed, relatively large 18K solid gold case in yellow tone with claw lugs and comes with mint acrylic crystal and original crown.
The dial is a rare factory original, super well preserved for its age with minimal signes of age near the logo and slightly aged original set of hands.
This unique and elegant early IWC Schaffhausen gents watch measures 36,5mm side to side (excluding crown) and 42mm from top lug to bottom lug.
Attached to this watch is a standard length brand new, 18mm wide, quality HIRSCH®Duke semi padded genuine leather band in black tone with unsigned anti-allergic buckle in matching tone.
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