SIHH 2013: IWC Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon, IWC Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month

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At the annual SIHH watch fair in 2013 the company introduced its new IWC collection Ingenieur, equipped with a variety of models. In watches Ingenieur 2013 embodied two design styles: it is powerful, the classic models in stainless steel sports watch, made with innovative materials from the arsenal of “Formula 1» TM.

Attention is paid to the original watches Ingenieur Constant-Force Tourbillon (Ref. 5900) with the case of platinum and ceramics. The new design of the mechanism preserves the amplitude balance and ensures the highest precision. Equipped with two wind-gauge drums.

The black dial is decorated in the central part of the pattern, is equipped with Arabic numerals and hour markers, two central hands with luminescent coating, as well as an indicator of the phase of the moon in the “13 Hours.” Delightful tourbillon placed with tags 9.

Leadership position is also new Ingenieur Perpetual Calendar Digital Date-Month (Ref. 3792) with the case of titanium aluminide, perpetual calendar and digital date display.

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Modern racing cars “Formula 1» TM have a button instant acceleration, which is activated at the right time. Analogue of this device in the model with perpetual calendar and digital date display and the cycle of leap years is the high-speed switch.

Each day at midnight he accumulates energy released at the end of the month, and at the end of the year there is a simultaneous switching of all five discs pointers. With three semi-counters, on the night of the new year can observe the movement of all devices on the dial.

According to the creative director of the brand IWC, «The new design direction Ingenieur family features the materials such as carbon fiber, ceramic, titanium, who came to the watchmaking world of motorsport.

Individual parts of hours also remind some of the technical features of racing cars “Formula 1» TM. For example, a typical screws connecting housing with glass dial that successfully emphasizes sportsmanship hours. Thus, continuing the family tradition of IWC, because such a design was presented in the first hours Ingenieur SL, designed by the renowned Gerald Genty. The result of combining technical innovation and distinctive design – a massive, attracting top-class watches. ”

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