In 1868, Mr. Florentine Ariosto-Jones, a Boston engineer from the United States, made a special trip to Switzerland and founded ‘IWC IWC’ in Schaffhausen. The ‘Western watch series’ is one of the pioneers of chronograph watches. Of course, there are also the first “Super-complex watch series”, the super-magnetic-proof “Engineer watch series”, the fearless 2000 meters water depth pressure and the only diving watch equipped with a mechanical water depth gauge, the professional IWC watch “pilot wrist” Watch series ‘and pocket watches that were already available when IWC was founded in 1868.
Six legendary watches of IWC
Father and son ‘pilot’s watch’
Father and son ‘pilot watch’
It’s purely men’s affairs: the father and son of IWC “Pilot’s Watch” always dispatch the watch together and experience the adventures of all sizes in life.
Kusto Diver Special Edition ‘Chronograph
Rescue mission: In recognition of the support and respect for the famous diver Cousteau, the IWC marine timepiece Cousteau divers chronograph watch set sail again.
IWC Express Vinci Automatic Jewellery Watch
IWC expresses the radiance of the Vinci automatic watch: a rose gold model with an automatic movement and a large date display. It is now set with faceted diamonds and a satin strap.
Da Vinci ‘Lawrence Sports Charity Foundation Edition’ automatic chronograph watch
The drawing competition was titled ‘Moment of Motion’, and the result was won by 15-year-old Heena Javed Shaikh from India. His work depicts five friends playing handball at the Magic Bus workshop in Mumbai, a project sponsored by the Lawrence Sports Foundation.
Hannes A. Pantli, Director of the Board of Directors of IWC Schaffhausen
In 2008, at the SIHH in Geneva, IWC presented the world’s 140th anniversary commemorative series: the 1868-2008 commemorative edition and other latest models to the world. In order to commemorate this memorable day, IWC organized a large party in Geneva, allowing the global elites to experience a ‘crossing legend’ night, leading guests on an unforgettable journey back to IWC Schaffhausen’s early days.