Important Modern & Vintage Timepieces

Geneva, May 14, 2017

LOT 386

WC REF. 378507 INGENIEUR CHRONOGRAPH SILBERPFEIL STEEL International Watch Co., Schaffhausen, "Ingenieur Chronograph Silberpfeil," case No. 5191820, Ref. IW378507. Made in a limited edition of 1000 pieces circa 2012. Very fine, large, tonneau-shaped, self-winding, water-resistant, stainless steel wristwatch with square button chronograph, registers, tachymeter, date and a stainless steel IWC buckle. Accompanied by the fitted box, manual instruction and IWC warranty booklet.

CHF 2,500 - 4,500

HKD 20,000 - 36,000 / USD 2,500 - 4,500

Sold: CHF 4,125

Two-body, solid, shaped and curved, polished, stepped rounded bezel, straight lugs, sapphire crystals. Silver with applied steel luminous baton indexes, outer minute and seconds divisions with Arabic five-minute markers, subsidiary seconds and combined 60-minute and 12-hour register dial, date aperture at 6. Stainless steel luminous baton hands. Cal. 89361, rhodium-plated, 38 jewels, straight-line lever escapement, monometallic balance, shock absorber, self-compensating flat balance spring, double-pawl automatic winding system, hack mechanism.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 1

As new

Movement: 1*

As new

Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 1-01

As new

HANDS Original


Dial, case and movement signed. DIM. 45 x 52 mm. THICKNESS 14.5 mm. SILBERPFEIL is a German word translating as silver arrow. It was the name given by the press to Germany's dominant MERCEDES-BENZ and AUTO UNION GRAND PRIX motor racing cars.