IWC Big Pilot Heritage

IWC Big Pilot Heritage IW501004
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IWC Big Pilot Heritage IW501004


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Series : Big Pilot
Retail: $13,900
(As of: 12/2023)
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Quick TakeThe Big Pilot Heritage is one of our favorite Big Pilots. We even personally owned one for a few years. The titanium case makes the watch extremely lightweight and adds a unique color to the case. The heritage inspired black dial with off white numerals and hands are just stunning as well.
DescriptionThe IWC Big Pilot's Watch Heritage Ref. IW501004 represents the perfect fusion of vintage charm and modern engineering excellence. Crafted with a robust titanium case, it achieves a harmonious balance between lightweight wear and outstanding durability. With its commanding 46.2 mm diameter, this timepiece makes a bold statement on the wrist, while the black dial adorned with luminescent markers ensures exceptional legibility, even in the most challenging lighting conditions. Paired with a luxurious brown calfskin strap, it effortlessly marries rugged functionality with timeless elegance.

What truly sets this watch apart is its exceptional movement – the 52010 Calibre, meticulously developed in-house by IWC. This caliber not only delivers remarkable precision but also boasts an impressive 168-hour power reserve, ensuring that it will continue to tick accurately for an entire week without requiring winding. The addition of central hacking seconds enhances time-setting precision, while the Pellaton automatic winding system optimizes efficiency, ensuring a reliable power supply to the movement.

In terms of durability, the watch is equipped with scratch-resistant sapphire glass, complete with an anti-reflective coating on both sides. Moreover, it's designed to withstand changes in air pressure, preventing the glass from becoming displaced, a crucial feature for pilots. Additionally, the watch includes a power reserve display, allowing the wearer to keep track of the remaining energy in the mainspring. To further enhance its practicality, the timepiece features a soft-iron inner case that protects against magnetic fields, ensuring its accuracy even in magnetically challenging environments. The IWC Big Pilot's Watch Heritage Ref. IW501004 is a remarkable testament to IWC's dedication to combining heritage aesthetics with cutting-edge horological innovation.
Also Known AsBig Pilot Heritage
Country of OriginSwitzerland
Case Size46.2 mm
Caliber52010 Calibre
FunctionsHours, Minutes, Seconds, Date, Power Reserve
Power Reserve7 Days
Case MaterialsTitanium
Bezel MaterialsTitanium
Lug MaterialsTitanium
Case BackSolid
CrownScrew Down
Dial ColorBlack
Band TypeLeather
Clasp TypeDeployant
Band ColorBrown
Year Made2020s
Limited EditionNo
Hour MarkersArabic Numerals
Band Width22 mm
Case Thickness15.4 mm
Case ShapeRound
Water Resistance 60 Meters
Crystal Sapphire
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