Frequently Asked Question
The most common questions about IWC Pilot’s Watch Automatic 36
Is IWC Big pilot worth it?It's definitely worth if you are looking to buy an IWC Big Pilot's watch and want to spend under 10k, and also when you compare it to the 7 day version which is nearly 13k. However, I don't really think it's worth it otherwise because there are many other watches I would much rather have.May 15, 2021
Is pilot a good watch brand?' "Its pilot watches are a good place to start. ... Oris Big Crown is its signature pilot's collection, launched in 1938 and part of the brand's DNA ever since. Cool, clean and classic, with clear dials and bold hands that recall an aeroplane dashboard, they're lovely looking watches, and always executed with style."Aug 20, 2020
What movement does IWC use?IWC movements Manufacture in-house movements include the Caliber 50000/52000, Caliber 80000/82000/89000, which feature the Pellaton winding system, using pawls rather than direct gearing between the rotor and barrel, and the pocket watch movements used in the Portuguese F.A. Jones and other IWC pocket watches.
What is the most popular IWC watch?With its large dial, clever power reserve indicator at 3-o'clock, and unmistakable “onion” crown, the Big Pilot's Watch is perhaps IWC's most iconic timepiece, one that could stand for the brand above all others.Dec 13, 2021
What is the smallest IWC Big Pilot?For most of its modern life, the Big Pilot has been made in a 46mm case size. Last year IWC released a 43mm version. And while 3mm doesn't seem like a huge deal, a small shift in case size represents a major shift in ideology (and wearability).Nov 2, 2021
Is IWC a reliable watch?Are IWC Watches a Good Investment? Absolutely. As well as looking good, IWC watches can provide a fantastic opportunity for investment. The timepieces have a history of creeping up in value over the years, making them a great alternative to more well-known brands.Oct 13, 2021
How can you tell a fake IWC Big Pilot?To spot fake IWC watches, you have to check the details available on the dial of your watch, since the replica items often have the elements on the dial at the incorrect font-weight, while the genuine IWC watches are never flawed, thanks to their higher-quality.
Does IWC have in house movement?With the 32000-calibre family, IWC expands its range of automatic in-house movements. For these rugged and reliable movements, and for the first time ever, IWC has used components made of silicon. The escape wheel and pallet lever are made of this incredibly wear-resistant material.
What is a Flieger watch?The word “flieger” is German for “airman” and in watch collecting circles, Flieger watches represent a very particular style of pilot's watches with a design that dates back to WWII.Jul 31, 2019