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c. 1969 IWC Vintage Mens Watch, Cal. 8541 Automatic, Silver Dial with Date - Stainless Steel

SKU: 21-200369



PRISTINE Merchandise is in “like new” condition. There are no signs of wear or any other visible imperfections.  EXCELLENT Merchandise is in exceptionally good condition with very little wear. Any imperfections are described in detail.  VERY GOOD: Merchandise is in very good condition for its age. Older items may exhibit very light patina and wear relative to the age of the product, and more contemporary items will be just short of “excellent”. GOOD: Merchandise is in good condition and typically will appear mildly to moderately used. There may be some surface scratches and/or other imperfections. Older items may exhibit patina and wear related to their age. Please review the item listing for specific details regarding condition.

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Today's offering showcases this superior all-original automatic IWC with a classic retro look. Powering the watch is a cal. 8541 movement, part of the caliber 85 family of movements designed by Albert Pellaton and that feature his renowned winding system. This mechanism's automatic winding system is a technical masterpiece, earning it high praise - Gisbert Brunner and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli in their work, Wristwatches Armbanduhren Montres-bracelets, proclaimed it "one of the best automatic movements ever built in Switzerland." The company built this watch c. 1969, at the same they were building their famous Ingenieur line which also had watches that utilized the caliber 8541. It is in gorgeous all original condition down to the dial, hands, and signed crown and presents as mint on the wrist. The bracelet has an interesting functional design and can be sized without definite increments to fit virtually any size wrist up to just under 8.5 inches. Any needed servicing has been performed by our Master Watchmaker. The winding is perfectly smooth and it is running very true.


Functions: Hours, Minutes, Automatic, Sweep Seconds, Date

Dial: Silver, Signed International Watch Co. Schaffhausen and AUTOMATIC, faceted baton indexes, outer minute track, original, mint condition

Hands: Original, steel dauphines batons with black

Movement type: IWC caliber 8541, self-winding, rhodium plated and decorated, 23 jewels, Breguet hairspring, shock resistant, precision regulator

Bracelet: Original IWC integral bracelet, mesh pattern, can fit virtually any wrist up to just under 8.5 inches

Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition

Return Policy: 7 days from the day it is received

SKU: 21-200369
Accompanied by: IWC
Bracelet/Strap: Stainless Steel
Color: Silver
Watch Movement: Automatic
Country of Origin: Switzerland
Authenticity Details: IWC
Case Dimensions (in mm): 35mm wide (without crown), 40mm lugs tip-to-tip
Primary Material: Stainless Steel

Domestic and international shipping is by FedEx. All shipments are fully insured.

Please contact Portero Customer Care Department for a return authorization, and ship back item within 7 days of receipt. Items must be properly packaged in comparable box, and in unworn condition.