1971 IWC Vintage Full Size Mens Dress Watch, Caliber 423 - 18K Gold Plated and Stainless Steel


Item No. 6290

Today's offering showcases this gorgeous IWC mens dress watch in a vintage period correct unsigned 18K gold plated and steel case.

For the movement the company used one of its superior Caliber 423 handwound engine with dual shock absorbers, gold jewels settings, and micrometer regulator.

It is full size for a vintage dress watch, measuring 35mm in diameter without the crown - in between the diameters of a Rolex Date watch and a Rolex Datejust - and a full 45mm long.

It presents in expertly restored condition and presents beautifully. The gilt printing on the meticulously restored dial could pass as IWC factory done to the naked eye.

The photo couldn't just justice to this one...it presents beautifully!

As part of the restoration the movement has been freshly fully serviced by a Master Watchmaker. It is keeping extremely accurate time.

Included with the purchase is a one-year international warranty on the movement and its function, a custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity, and a new timing certificate attesting to its performance.

  • Manufacturer: IWC
  • City of origin: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 2,053,969
  • Year movement built: 1971
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Gold plated and stainless steel
  • Case markings (outside): Gold Filled, 2 Years Guarantee, 5146208 - case is non-IWC and unsigned but is period correct
  • Case condition: Presents as just short of mint - light remnants of wear to the back of the body. The gold plating has been redone. It presents as mint on the wrist.
  • Dimensions: 35mm diameter excluding crown (37mm including) by 45mm long lug tip to tip
  • Dial: Black, gilt painted Roman numerals, outer minute markings, expertly refinished
  • Hands: Original, gold batons
  • Movement type: IWC caliber 423, high grade, rhodium plated, manually wound, gold jewel settings, shock resistant, micrometer regulator
  • Movement markings: International Watch Co., Swiss, C. 423, Seventeen Jewels
  • Band: Leather, fully stitched, brand new and unworn. We also stock lizard and a variety of others straps in various prints, skins, and colors. Please ask us if you're interested.
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition
  • Warranty: 1-year C.O.T. international warranty.
  • Serviced: Yes, freshly cleaned and oiled by a Master Watchmaker
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a state-of-the-art computerized system. Your watch is important to us, and we will take care of it for its lifetime. We provide the best after sale care in the business with an experienced team of watchmakers both of whom each have over forty years of experience and a large number of parts.
  • Box/Papers: BOX - Connoisseur of Time watch presentation box; PAPERS - Custom printed Connoisseur of Time Certificate of Authenticity; New timing certificate
  • Returns: 7 days full refund. 100% satisfaction guarantee

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee for all of our watches. If you are in any way unsatisfied with the watch we will fully refund the purchase price anytime within 7 days after the watch has been received. Our goal is to exceed our client's expectations throughout the buying experience.

All watches are packaged carefully and mailed double boxed in specially constructed, reinforced shipping boxes designed for high value items. All watches are sent fully insured with signature required. Most of our domestic shipping is done through FedEx. At times we will also use USPS Express Mail, and we can accommodate most requests for your preferred carrier. International shipments are sent USPS International Express Mail or FedEx.

The purchase price will be the declared value of the merchandise on any required customs forms. The payment of all customs duties, tariffs, and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Also note that water resistance of vintage watches can no longer be guaranteed and is not covered under the watch's warranty. We do not recommend getting a vintage watch wet, even one that was originally designed to be waterproof.

To get an idea of how this watch will look on the wrist, please use the Watch Sizing Guide


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