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Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces.

Geneva, May 13, 2018

LOT 520

IWC, INGENIEUR SL, JUMBO, STEEL, NEW OLD STOCK A fine and very rare, self-winding, stainless steel wristwatch with date.

Brand IWC

Model Ingenieur SL

Reference Ref. 1832

Year Circa 1978

Bracelet Stainless steel IWC bracelet with deployant clasp, approx. overall length 180 mm.

Length 180 mm

Numbers Case N. 2'274'564

Caliber 8541 ES

Dimensions 40 mm.

Signature Dial, Case and Movement.

CHF 16,000 - 22,000

HKD 128,000 - 176,000 / USD 16,000 - 22,000

Sold: CHF 22,500


Grading System
Grade:

Exceptional

Case: 1-8

As new

Slightly scratched

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Notes

Just like the Patek Philippe Nautilus and the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, the IWC Jumbo Ingenieur was another genius design by Gerald Genta. Housed in a jumbo stainless steel amagnetic case, just like his other 2 creations, it featured the 8541 ES caliber, which was not only amagnetic but also featured a stop-second function. Made in only approximately 542 pieces, this is an opportunity to acquire a classic from Gerald Genta that will certainly become a future collectors piece, similar to the Royal Oak and Nautilus.