An American watchmaking pioneer named Florentine Ariosto Jones founded the International Watch Company in Schaffhausen in 1868. He drew on the help of eminently qualified Swiss watchmakers, modern technology and hydropower sourced from the nearby River Rhine to manufacture watch movements of the highest possible quality. IWC’s six watch families combine precision engineering with extraordinary and timeless design and ethically sourced materials, bringing the finest technology and unparalleled elegance to your wrist. Learn more about IWC HK below.

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What You Need To Know About IWC Watches Hong Kong

In 1868, Boston watchmaker Florentine Ariosto Jones founded the “International Watch Co.” in Schaffhausen, far from the watchmaking centres of French-speaking Switzerland. His plan was to combine advanced American production technologies with the skilled craftsmanship for which Swiss watchmakers were famous. In Schaffhausen, he found ideal conditions: modern factory premises, a hydropower plant driven by the Rhine to run the machines and, equally important, a centuries-old horological tradition.

The company’s reputation was established from the start with its first movement, the eponymous Hones calibre. In 1885, IWC demonstrated its innovative spirit in the Pallweber pocket watches, with their revolutionary digital display for hours and minutes. The end of the 19th century saw the appearance of IWC’s first wristwatches featuring the 64-calibre pocket watch movement.

The Family Tradition At IWC

IWC’s watch families - the Pilot’s Watches, Portugieser, Ingenieur, Aquatimer, Da Vinci and Portofino- look back on a long tradition. They attest to the innovation of the engineers in Schaffhausen through four generations and embrace the broad range of the company’s watchmaking expertise: from robust watches for everyday use to professional sports watches and the complexities of Haute Horlogerie at its finest. These are joined by watch specialities such as the Grande Complication and the IWC Vintage Collection.

IWC Watches Prices List in Hong Kong

Model

Price (HKD)

Merchant

IW387901 Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire Stainless Steel Watch

HK$44,250

Selfridges.co

IW326801 Pilot’s Mark XVIII Spitfire Stainless Steel Watch

HK$34,500

Selfridges.co

IW362802 Pilot’s Mark XVIII Top Fun Iron Watch

HK$43,050

Selfridges.co

IW376803 Aquatimer Stainless Steel Chronograph Watch

HK$47,450

Selfridges.co

IW502708 Big Pilot Calendar 18CT Rose-Gold and Leather Watch

HK$249,300

Selfridges.co

IW380801 Ingenieur Stainless Steel Watch

HK$59,950

Selfridges.co

IW356504 Portofino Stainless Steel Watch

HK$39,050

Selfridges.co

IW389002 Pilot Top Gun Ceramic Watch

HK$79,250

Selfridges.co

IW390503 Portigieser Stainless Steel and Nylon Watch

HK$55,100

Selfridges.co

Do IWC watches increase in value?

Yes, IWC watches increase and maintain their value over time. Most well known for their Pilot watch, IWC truly mixed technology with luxury in every watch they create. Their watches offer a great resale value if properly maintained and cared for.

Why is IWC watches so expensive?

IWC makes several pilot-styled models in different price ranges. For example, the Big Pilot uses an IWC in-house movement, and they are more exclusive and costly for a manufacturer to use, so some of the pricing reflects that.

What is the best IWC watch?

Famous in the watch world for their classic designs and impeccable levels of quality, the IWC has been leading the watch game for centuries. Each and every single IWC watch is taken through rigorous testing and held up to extremely high standards before it’s put on the market. And though the brand has held on to many of the traditional features that their customers love, they continue to improve upon their development and testing process. Here are some of the best IWC watches for men:

  • IWC Portuguese Men’s Swiss Quartz Watch
  • IWC Men’s Swiss Automatic Stainless Steel Watch
  • IWC Aquatimer Automatic Blue Dial Men’s Watch
  • IWC Pilot’s Top Gun Automatic Chronograph Men's Watch
  • IWC Aquatimer Automatic 2000 Men’s Watch
  • IWC Aquatimer Black Dial Black Rubber Men’s Watch
  • IWC Men’s Quartz Stainless Steel Watch
  • IWC Portuguese Ardoise Dial 18KT Rose Gold Black Leather Men's Watch
  • IWC Men’s Quartz Stainless Steel Watch
  • IWC Aquatimer Chronograph
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