Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Monaco, Jul 21, 2021

LOT 401

International Watch Company – IWC 
Ref. 3878-08, self-winding, chronograph, minute and hour counters, date; “Spitfire Chronograph, Collectors forum”; limited edition of 250 examples; stainless steel

EUR 3,000 - 5,000

USD 3,600 - 6,000 / HKD 27,700 - 46,200

Sold: EUR 4,680

Stainless steel, self-winding, tonneau-shaped, gentleman’s wristwatch, water-resistant with screwed case-back, black colour dial with applied suspended luminescent Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds at 6 and three horological complications: 
• 1/8 chronograph (activated by the two round-shaped push-pieces located on the case-band) 
• Dragging 60-minute counter (subsidiary dial at 12 o’clock) 
• Half-instantaneous date of the month (aperture at 3 o’clock)

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1-8

As new

Slightly scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original

Brand International Watch Co., IWC, Schaffhausen / Schaffhouse

Model Spitfire Chronograph, Collectors forum”; limited edition of 250 examples, No. 183 / 250

Reference 3878-08

Year circa 2015

Case No. 5 227 181

Bracelet brown leather bracelet; stainless steel IWC deployant clasp

Caliber 89365

Dimensions 53.2 x 43.1 mm

Signature dial, case and movement

Accessories international guarantee, instruction booklets


The original Certificate mentioned that this watch was retailed by IWC Boutique, London (Great Britain), and sold on January 13, 2015.