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IWC (International Watch Company) 50's SCHAFFHAUSEN Cal.852

IWC (International Watch Company) 50's SCHAFFHAUSEN Cal.852

Regular price ¥165,000
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Introducing the IWC "Schaffhausen Cal.852 " in the 1950s .

 In 1868 , American watchmaker Florence A. Jones founded IWC with the aim of creating watches with a higher level of perfection by incorporating American manufacturing methods that mass-produce parts using machines and traditional Swiss techniques. .

IWC , a fusion of American technology and Swiss handcrafting, grew into a major watch manufacturer producing many famous models, including the company's signature movement, the Pellaton automatic.
The philosophy of the company's founding has been passed down to this day, and the company continues to create watches that combine technology and innovation.

 

Schaffhausen's cursive IWC name exudes a classical atmosphere.
Because the design eliminates all unnecessary decoration, each part stands out and has the charm of a sophisticated and elegant watch.

The dial, which was originally silver, has faded to ivory over time, and has upright Arabic numerals.
And the dolphin hands are designed a little thicker.

Even a slight difference in the size or shape of any one of the parts can cause the balance to collapse at once.
Although it is a simple design, it is based on detailed calculations.

The movement is equipped with a self-winding Cal.852 with 21 jewels.
Developed independently by IWC , it uses the "Pellaton automatic winding" mechanism, which is the company's signature movement.

It is designed to wind the mainspring more efficiently than other automatic winding mechanisms.
It was the first movement to be produced in earnest, and approximately 60,000 pieces were produced before the next Cal.853 appeared, proving the excellence of the Pellaton style. .

 

Size: Height: 41.8mm , Width: 36.7mm , Thickness: 11.5mm .
Although it is a little larger than the watches we carry, the design is simple, so it doesn't make too much of a statement when worn, and is easy to incorporate into your styling.

 

The dial shows some changes due to aging, but it gives it the feel of a vintage watch.
The case has firm edges and the movement is in good working order.

 

Schaffhausen was designed with an emphasis on practicality rather than spectacular decoration.
The design embodies simplicity and robustness, and goes well with suits and jackets.

Pairing it with a leather jacket such as the A2 gives it a more casual look, so it's fun to incorporate it into your styling.

It is a piece that combines tradition and innovation and continues to fascinate many people.

 


Product Details
Manufacture year 1950s
movement Cal.852 / 21 jewels / automatic winding
case size Length 41.8mm (including lugs) / Width 36.7mm (including crown) / Thickness 11.5mm / Lug width 18mm
case material SS (stainless steel)
accessories Watch body/original case/our store warranty (1 year free warranty)
situation Antique (used)
Waterproof function non-waterproof
Note *This product will be overhauled after you place your order, so it will take approximately 1 to 2 months to ship.
Thank you for your understanding.

*The color may look slightly different on the screen and in real life. note that.

*This product is also sold in stores. Although we update the stock quantity from time to time, there may be times when the product you have purchased is out of stock. Please note that in the unlikely event that there is no scheduled arrival, we may cancel your order.



All watches sold at our store are internally inspected by a professional watch mechanic when they arrive, and are determined to be genuine before being sold, so you can use them with confidence.

When you purchase your watch, we will deliver it to you with a new leather strap.
Please select your desired color from the order selection tab and place your order.
*For products with genuine watch straps or metal bands, the leather strap will not be attached and will be sent separately as a spare.
We will also send you a special case for the watch when shipping.



●Please be sure to check the information after purchasing an antique watch●

At Amboy, when we sell antique watches, we do not hand them over to you immediately after receiving your order, but instead request an overhaul (hereinafter referred to as OH) from a professional craftsman, and then deliver the watch after the OH is completed. (Duration is approximately 1-2 months)

Our professional craftsmen, who are certified as watch repair technicians, will completely disassemble your watch, replace consumable parts such as internal gaskets, clean it, lubricate it, and maintain it to the point where it is within ±1 minute per day.
We will also send you our own OH certificate, as well as photos of the machine when it was disassembled and serviced, to show you what kind of work was done during the OH upon delivery.

Of course, since the product itself is a used item, there is no guarantee that it will never break, but we have taken this precaution so that you can enjoy the original performance of the watch and use it with confidence in the future. Thank you for your understanding.

When purchasing a product, we provide a one-year warranty period depending on the model. Even if the product is out of date, we will repair it for a fee. If you don't have a repair shop near you, please feel free to contact us.

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