For the fifth time, IWC Schaffhausen in Switzerland takes the poet and pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry as inspiration, adding another watch for pilots This limited edition masterpiece is designed to create this precious Antoine Saint Exupery Memorial Edition large pilot calendar. Earlier, to pay tribute to the legendary French pilot, IWC has dedicated four pilot special edition watches to pilot and writer Antoine Saint Exupery and his flight-themed novel.
The most distinctive feature of this watch now is that the smoky brown dial is decorated with calfskin straps. The superb craftsmanship and extraordinary value of this world-renowned ‘Antoine Saint Exupery’ pilot watch were immediately praised by many art connoisseurs and collectors. Antoine Saint Exupery’s Commemorative Edition Large Pilot’s Perpetual Calendar watch with its outstanding watchmaking skills makes its moments glow with unparalleled masculinity. IWC 51614 strong movement and seven-day kinetic energy storage system allow the perpetual calendar in the watch to permanently display the four-digit annual calendar and the dual moon phases of the north and south hemispheres. Gorgeous and noble quality. In addition to the above-mentioned amazing performance, the Antoine Saint Exupery Memorial Large Pilot Perpetual Calendar watch is simpler and easier to operate than other complicated watches.
Tribute to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, unlike others, devotes his life energy and passion to flying In his career, he constantly explores and conquers the barriers that divide the world. The airmail handled by Antoine Saint-Exupéry, whether from Toulouse via the Sahara and then to Carr, from Buenos Aires across the Andes to the stormy Patagonian coast Delivered on time and smoothly, his brave and adventurous spirit has always been praised by everyone, and he was regarded as a legendary hero in the air mail transport industry in the early 1920s. After that, Antoine Saint Exupery devoted himself to literary creation with enthusiasm, and soon became famous all over the world. Since 2005, IWC has established a long-term partnership with the descendants of Antoine Saint-Exupéry, keeping Saint-Exupéry’s entire legacy as a poet and a pilot. Antoine Saint Exupery is not only a courageous pilot; he is also obsessed with the research and development of aviation technology and engineering. He has won 15 invention patents in one fell swoop. IWC is renowned for its reputation in the traditional craftsmanship of the long history of pilot watches, and intends to use this to release the fifth generation of the world’s special limited edition pilot watches to show its memory of Antoine Saint Exupery Commemorate his magnanimous personality charm.
The 18-carat gold Antoine Saint Exupery Commemorative Edition Perpetual Calendar Perpetual Calendar watch is not only unique in appearance but also limited to 500 lucky people in the world. Unique Antoine Saint Exupery’s classic symbolic dial is decorated with a perpetual calendar display inlaid with silver and gold. In addition to displaying the hours, minutes, and seconds, it can also display the dual moon phases of the northern and southern hemispheres. Although this feature is not surprising in today’s globalized world, it was extremely rare in the field of watches at the time. The mini planes pointing to the north (N) and south (S) hemispheres with double moon phases in the table, according to the observer’s description, their outlines are like a pair of mirror images. The moon phase display of the Antoine Saint Exupery Memorial Large Pilot’s Perpetual Calendar watch is 12 seconds off the actual moon phase cycle. This is equivalent to the time difference of one day until 577 years. All display functions such as date, weekday, month, year, ten-year, hundred-year and moon phase perpetual calendar display (operated by star-shaped gears on weekdays) are built on the original synchronous system: each display function does not need manual adjustment Or correction, run completely automatically until 2100 AD (leap year). Antoine Saint Exupery’s Commemorative Large Pilot’s Perpetual Calendar watch is extremely easy to operate: even if the display function is terminated or wrong for several days without using the watch, you can quickly jump to the current by mechanical control by fine-tuning the crown. Display time status.
The crystal clear sapphire case back perfectly interprets the powerful power and excellent quality of the 51614 movement. This is due to the automatic winding mechanism of the woodpecker, which is always in high-efficiency mechanical operation, and the clockwork controls the normal wear limit within two days. The three o’clock date display on the dial complements the power reserve demonstration, moving slowly in a counterclockwise sequence from 1 to 7 (days of the week), running completely in the reverse direction. The rotation directions of the two levers are seamlessly matched, and at the same time, the precise operation of the lever gear can be clearly observed from the transparent case back. The rotor is exquisitely engraved with the commemorative version of Saint Exupery, and the 18-carat gold round badge decorated with the initial ‘A’ perfectly illustrates the lengthy signature of this outstanding French man. The embossed figures on the outside of the case ring indicate that only 500 lucky people around the world can enjoy this limited edition rare gold watch. The Antoine Saint Exupery Memorial Edition Large Pilot’s Perpetual Calendar watch is water-resistant to 6 bar. The pure gold dial with a diameter of 46 mm and a height of 16 mm has a stunning appearance