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IWC technical chief Stefan Ihnen and the manufacture challenge

IWC technical chief Stefan Ihnen and the manufacture challenge

IWC is rapidly switching over to an autonomous production of movements. In addition to the existing movements in the higher price segment the company is now offering calibres in a more accessible segment. However, these simpler “workhorse calibres” are complicated to make. We talk to technical chief Stefan Ihnen.

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IWC Portugieser 8 Days Edition 75th Anniversary

IWC Portugieser 8 Days Edition 75th Anniversary

In the IWC collection the pilot’s watches and the Portuguese battle for the title of “brand icon”. But hang on a minute: Portuguese? No; while we are celebrating the 75th anniversary of this important and highly valued collection, the people in Schaffhausen have universally changed the name to Portugieser.

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