To crown a timepiece “the most beautiful everyday replica watch of all time” is of course entirely based on personal taste, and there really have to be several strong arguments in its favour. From aesthetics, design, wearability and readability to history, price, and technical feats, it is not a title to bestow lightly. Yet the IWC Pilot’s Watch is a model that truly has it all – without flagrantly striving for perfection. To me, it is possibly the most beautiful daily watch of all time, and it was watch-love at first sight – for a multitude of reasons.
The IWC Mark XI Replica featured a black dial with white numerals and indices, making it easy to read. At 12 o’clock, a white triangle arrow with two dots on the left and right also used luminescence, and served to improve orientation for the pilots. Additionally, soft iron on the inner side of the case protected against magnetic fields.
IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XV Ref. IW3253
At times, the hour numerals at 3, 6 and 9 o’clock were replaced by bar indices, while the minute track at 12 o’clock was interrupted by the triangle arrow. As a fan of the original model, these are not inconsiderable changes for me.
IWC’s replacement of “Mark”
Today, the Cheap IWC Replica exists as Pilot’s Watch Reference IW324010 (36 mm) in the IWC catalogue. Fortunately for me, the decision was made to also offer the modern pilot’s watch in the original smaller size of 36 mm in diameter. I did, however, test the 38mm model, but the proportions simply aren’t compatible with my wrist.
The only real downer for me, though, is that the IWC Fake Watches Shop Online engineers have replaced the baton hands of old times with lancette-shaped hands. Baton hands look much better with the tool watch design, reducing it to the essentials. It is also a pity that the word “Mark” no longer appears on the dial.
These Sellita movements run flawlessly; there is truly nothing to complain about. The 35111 has a power reserve of 42 hours, and also features a date and stop seconds. Personally, I am convinced that The Most Beautiful IWC Replica Watches will also use a manufacture calibre in this pilot’s line in the coming years.
It offers a 72-hour power reserve, and the demand for in-house produced movements is ever-increasing. Watch manufactures the size of IWC are now in a position to offer manufacture movements at attractive prices, so I do not expect a significant price increase for the Pilot’s Watch in the future, either.
Possibly the coolest everyday watch of all time?
As already briefly mentioned, 36 mm is the ideal diameter for my own wrist – but I also find that 36 mm suits the overall proportions of the watch best. The height of the timepiece is 10.6 mm, the bracelet’s width 18 mm, and from a visual point of view, the Replica Watches Swiss Made with a 36 mm case diameter is wonderfully harmonious. A final personal preference is that this is a watch that I prefer to wear in summer with a T-shirt and jeans, or with a dark blue shirt and dark shorts.
There are things – be they people, products, food dishes or buildings – that you look at and think that they appear to be almost perfect. They are often simple yet sophisticated, which is actually what makes them so attractive. For me, it’s no different with Luxury IWC’s Pilot’s Replica Watch. For me, the pure yet striking case on the masculine yet refined bracelet, and the simple yet functional dial, are a symbol of understatement, brilliance, and perfection.