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International Watch Company vintage dress watch

International Watch Company

IWC vintage dress watch

IWC brush steel back

IWC Calibre 88 movement

A beautiful vintage IWC gents dress watch from the 1940’s with a large steel case, fancy lugs and a Calibre 88 movement dating from 1946. The Cal. 88 movement was used in the IWC watches with a subdial at 6 o’clock, it was released in the same year as the popular Calibre 89 movement. The movement number is found beneath the balance wheel.


Photos © Bip Mistry 2011


International Watch Company – Schaffhausen – 18K solid gold

International Watch Co., Schaffhausen

International Watch Co.

A 1939 18k solid gold IWC Shaffhausen black dial dress watch with a high-grade Calibre 83 movement.

Schaffhausen Calibre 83 movement

Inside back with 18K gold hallmark

Marked with IWC’s 1903 0fficial motto ‘probus scafusia': good, solid craftsmanship from Schaffhausen.


IWC International Watch Company movement

International Watch Company movement

This is an IWC Schaffhausen movement. In keeping with their Latin motto (1903), Probus Scafusia: ‘good, solid craftsmanship from Schaffhausen’.

Photo © Bip Mistry 2010


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