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IWC (International Watch Company) 60's SCHAFFHAUSEN Cal.853

IWC (International Watch Company) 60's SCHAFFHAUSEN Cal.853

Regular price ¥181,500
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Introducing the IWC "Schaffhausen" in the 1960s .

 "Automatic" is a mechanism in which the rotor rotates with the swing of your arm, winding the mainspring and moving the watch.
Traditionally, unidirectional winding, in which the rotor winds the mainspring in a fixed direction, has been the mainstream, but if you stay in the same position for a long time, you may not be able to wind the watch sufficiently and it will stop before you know it.

Therefore, in 1950 , IWC 's technical director Albert Pellaton designed the Caliber 85 movement, which featured a heart-shaped cam.
Equipped with a new transmission mechanism including a special cam, Cal.85 allows the mainspring to be wound efficiently from either the left or right side, making it possible to sufficiently wind the mainspring with less movement, ensuring stable operation. I was able to do.

From this historical invention, it came to be called the "Pellaton automatic winding" in honor of its creator, and is a technology that is still inherited by IWC today.


Schaffhausen has an eye-catching old IWC font that makes it instantly recognizable as IWC, and the speckled pattern on the dial gives you a sense of its history up to today.

After more than 60 years, the dial has faded to a pale beige color and has become speckled, giving it a more classical and atmospheric look.
Because the original dial, including the hands and indexes, is simple, you can feel from this watch that it has been able to adapt to the natural changes caused by aging without any discomfort.This is a truly miraculous design. .

The movement is equipped with a 21- jewel automatic winding Cal.853 .
It is said to be the completed version of the Pellaton automatic winding model that started with Cal .
It is a machine that has a beautiful finish that is not only good for performance, but also for its appearance, making it a delight for those who see it.


Size: Height: 42.1mm , Width: 36.8mm , Thickness : 10.5mm .
A feeling of size that is easy to wear by anyone, typical of the 1960s .
The design is simple, so you can wear it with any style without looking out of place.


The edges of the case remain firm and the movement is in good working order.
The dial is a matter of personal preference, but it has aged in a vintage style. There is no problem with visibility.


Schaffhausen has an atmosphere worthy of its name, Old Inter.
Even if the same model exists, there are various individual differences due to aging, so it is natural that Schaffhausen with this expression is a valuable watch that only exists in the world.

Product Details
Manufacture year 1960s
movement Cal.853 / 21 jewels / automatic winding
case size Height: 42.1mm (including lugs) / Width: 36.8mm (including crown) / Thickness: 10.5mm / 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 of the watches we carry in 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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