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Introducing The IWC Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Edition ‘Le Petit Prince’

Fast Take

The story of The Little Prince was conjured up by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, a public legend to the French, an adored creator to kids, and a spearheading pilot to avionics enthusiasts. It turns out he’d affect horology also. IWC has delighted in a longstanding relationship with the Antoine de Saint Exupéry Youth Foundation , and today, the association has delivered The Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Edition “Le Petit Prince.” Like numerous Le Petit Prince restricted releases before it, the new watch is portrayed by a sunray brushed 12 PM blue dial. It’s cased in 46mm of hardened steel and highlights a ceramic bezel set apart with urban areas in graduated time regions around the globe.

The IWC fabricate type 82760 is coupled to the bezel, so each of the one needs to do to push through time regions is push down the bezel, and go it to the ideal city; the hour hand progresses with it. Intersection the date line, the date cycles also. This usefulness happens ceaselessly the development. The type likewise includes a 60-hour power hold, and what IWC calls a “Pellaton winding framework,” an innovation that is intended to lessen grating and wear by joining zirconium oxide earthenware components. The watch is restricted to 1,500 examples.

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Beginning Thoughts

It’s become somewhat of a convention for IWC to make a Le Petit Prince restricted release variant of their well known pilot watch models. All element a 12 PM blue dial and an etching on the caseback of the little ruler himself. On account of the Timezoner, glance through the presentation caseback to see a personification of the little sovereign. The watch fits in pleasantly with IWC’s other Le Petit Prince restricted release watches, and can possibly inspire an emotional response from devotees similarly The Big Pilot “Le Petit Prince” version has.

The Basics

Brand: IWC
Model: Pilot’s Watch Timezoner Edition “Le Petit Prince”
Reference Number: Ref. IW395503

Diameter: 46mm
Thickness: 15.2mm
Case Material: Stainless steel
Dial Color: Midnight blue
Indexes: Arabic numerals
Lume: Super-LumiNova
Water Resistance: 60m
Strap/Bracelet: Brown calfskin strap

The Movement

Caliber:  82760

Functions: Hours, minutes, seconds, Timezoner work, 24-hour show.
Power Reserve: 60 hours
Winding: Automatic
Frequency: 28,800 vph
Jewels: 22

Evaluating & Availability

Price: $13,800
Availability: IWC shops and approved dealers
Limited Edition: Yes, 1,500 examples

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