Explore the Fine Art of Watchmaking with IWC Schaffhausen
January 17th, 2018
Founded by master American watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones, the Swiss-made watches of IWC Schaffhausen have been adorning the wrists of the world's most fashionable men since 1868. Inspired by the world of aviation, racing, and the open ocean, the watches of IWC are specially crafted to mirror their undying commitment to "watchmaking, untiring enterprise, and perfect craftsmanship."
An authorized IWC Schaffhausen retailer, at Albert's Diamond Jewelers we are thrilled to present a wonderful selection of authentic IWC men's timepieces in our Schererville and Merrillville showrooms.
So, to help you find the timepiece of your dreams, here are four of our very favorite IWC watches available today at Albert's Diamond Jewelers!
#1: IWC Portugieser Perpetual Calendar Watch
A cornerstone of IWC's spectacular Portugieser collection, the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar watch (model # IW503302) is a truly exquisite example of these Swiss-based watchmaker's commitment to technological timepiece innovation.
Diverging from phases of the moon only one day every 577 and Â½ years, the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar timepiece is crafted featuring precise moon phase, month, day, and date subdials, as well as with an exhibition-style back for maximum show off potential.
#2: IWC Portofino Chronograph
Sporty and streamlined, the IWC Portofino Chronograph (model # IW391007) is a wonderful first piece for budding watch collectors or enthusiasts. Taking cues from the confident fashions of the 1960's, this piece perfectly encapsulates the laid-back Mediterranean style that the IWC Portofino finds its inspiration in.
Powered by IWC's self-winding 75320 caliber movement, the Portofino Chronograph also features easy-to-use chronograph complication and a striking genuine alligator leather strap. Subtle yet significant, this piece makes an amazing complement to any casual, business casual, and even formally-inclined outfits.
#3: IWC Aquatimer Chronograph "Expedition Charles Darwin" Watch
Paying homage to the iconic portholes of the ship that carried Charles Darwin to the Galapagos Islands '€" the legendary HMS Beagle '€" this special edition Aquatimer Chronograph from IWC (model #IW379503) makes the perfect addition to any adventurer's wardrobe.
Crafted of durable bronze, the Aquatimer "Expedition Charles Darwin" watch comes complete with IWC's innovative SafeDive technology that, through the use of interlocking internal and external bezels, keeps an exceptionally accurate record of the wearer's dive time and ensure water resistance up to 1,000 feet.
#4: IWC Pilot's Chronograph Spitfire Watch
From the timeless Pilot's collection by IWC, the Chronograph Spitfire (model # IW377719) is made with a stainless steel case and strap, as well as features a bold engraving of the iconic Spitfire fighter plane on its back.
Automatic and self-winding, the Pilot's Chronograph Spitfire watch has a power reserve of up to 44 hours and also includes the IWC's signature, easy-to-press large crown and function buttons. No matter whether your adventures are in the air, on land, or on sea, the Pilot's Chronograph Spitfire from IWC is sure to keep you heading in the right direction.
Visit Albert's Diamond Jewelers for More Watches from IWC Schaffhausen
Located in Schererville and Merrillville, Indiana, Albert's Diamond Jewelers is your source for the latest and greatest in Swiss-made timepiece trends from IWC Schaffhausen. Much more than the pieces featured above, Albert's Diamond Jewelers is proud to offer an array of exclusive and one-of-a-kind watches perfect for any wearer.
In addition to IWC, also at Albert's Diamond Jewelers are watches from Breitling, Raymond Weil, Michele, Citizen, and Bulova, along with an amazing selection of certified pre-owned timepieces.
For more information on the IWC Schaffhausen timepiece available at Albert's Diamond Jewelers, please call (800)-946-1491, explore our selection at AlbertsJewelers.com, or visit our Schererville or Merrillville showrooms today!