1971 IWC Vintage Mens Retro Dress Watch, Caliber 403H - Stainless Steel


Item No. 4997

We are pleased to offer today's this beautifully restored IWC mens dress watch. It measures 33mm in diameter without the crown (34mm with the crown) - one millimeter smaller than a mens Rolex Date watch.

For the movement the company used one of its superior Caliber 403H handwound mechanism with sweep seconds and micrometer regulator.

Housing the fine movement is its classic original steel case with wide lugs. The gloss black dial with outer minute track is a perfect refinishing.

The watch presents in true expertly restored condition, and the movement has been freshly fully serviced by a Master Watchmaker.

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

  • Manufacturer: IWC
  • City of origin: Schaffhausen, Switzerland
  • Serial no.: 2,068,168
  • Case no.: 2,102,849
  • Year movement was built: 1971
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Sweep Seconds
  • Designed for: Men
  • Case material: Stainless steel
  • Case markings (inside): International Watch Co. Swiss, Stainless Steel
  • Case condition: Presents on the wrist as mint. Light wear to the underside and remannts of wear and signs of polishing to the back.
  • Dimensions: 33mm diameter excluding crown (34mm including) by 37mm long
  • Dial: Gloss black, steel baton markers, outer minute markings, perfect refinishing
  • Hands: Original, steel batons
  • Movement type: IWC caliber 403H, high grade, manually wound, gold jewel settings, shock protected in two places, micrometer regulator
  • Movement markings: International Watch Co., Swiss, C. 403
  • Band: Leather, fully stitched, padded, brand new and unworn. We also stock croc and lizard straps.
  • Crystal type: Acrylic, excellent condition. Note that the dial has some left over prop wax from being photographed that shows in the some of the photos. It is not blemishes on the crystal.
  • Warranty: 1-year C.O.T. warranty.
  • Serviced: Yes, freshly overhauled by a master watchmaker.
  • Timing: Timed to precision on a computerized system.
  • 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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