Vintage IWC 9k Yellow Gold Dress Watch c.1962

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The Watch

 In the 1960s, IWC's focus was dress watches with high finishing, rivaling even the best from the Holy Trinity of watchmaking.


This very mid-century designed dress watch represents the epitome of the period for the brand, and it's powered by a Caliber 401, which is an improved version of IWC's famous manually wound caliber 89. This movement is considered, hands down, one of the best vintage time-only movements manufactured by IWC. The wonderful quality 9k Yellow Gold Case boasts long "Dog Leg" lugs.


This particular IWC Dress Watch is in superb condition, it comes on a 18mm Brown Hirsch Lizard Strap and comes fully serviced, ready to wear.


View this handsome bugger in a video: here

The Specs

Age: c.1962.
Reference: N/A.
Movement: Manual Wind with Centre Seconds.
Calibre: 401.
Timekeeping: Very Good.
Service History: Fully Professionally Serviced January 2023.
Dial: Original IWC Factory Dial.
Case: 9k Yellow Gold.
Measurements: without/with Crown: 34mm/35mm.  End to End: 42mm.
Bezel: Solid.
Water Resistant?: No.
Hands: Original.
Crystal: Acrylic.
Crown: Original Unsigned Crown.
Strap/Bracelet: On a new 18mm Hirsch Brown Leather Lizard Strap with Gold Plated Buckle.
Lug Width: 18mm.

Getting Acquainted

Bits that stand out:
- Supreme Quality Movement.
- Superb Condition.
- 9k Yellow Gold Case.
- Dog Leg Lugs.

Nitty Gritty:
- None really, Superb Example.
Overall this Dress Watch is in Superb condition.
The Dial is in Beautiful condition. 
9k Yellow Gold Case is in excellent order.
Acrylic Crystal is probably a Replacement but also in excellent order.
Crown Correctly Unsigned and is Original.
The hands are in excellent nick.
 Photographed on a 7 inch Wrist