IWC Schaffhausen Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Hodinkee”

Mar 18, 2019
IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Hodinkee”

IWC Schaffhausen and Hodinkee came together to create a hybrid watch, incorporating the best of the vintage and modern attributes IWC has mastered over several years. This collaboration resulted in the creation of the IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Hodinkee,” limited to just 500 pieces. In addition, timepiece enthusiasts revel over the creation of such a versatile masterpiece, featuring a vintage aesthetic that maintains a contemporary simplicity. Furthermore, this watch is now available at King Jeweler’s Nashville location so you can discover this enthralling timepiece for yourself.

Background Story

The story behind the creation of the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII began with the selection of the most iconic models in IWC history. Hodinkee decided to fuse together the vintage design of the Mark II, with the size and blacked-out case of the 3705 Fliegerchronograph. In brief, Hodinkee drew inspiration from these two highly sought after pieces and married them to the current Mark XVIII. As a result, the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Hodinkee” was born.

About the Watch

This impressive tool watch depicts a clean design with painted white Arabic numerals. To illustrate, luminescent stick indexes rest at three, six and nine o’clock along with the traditional triangle at 12 o’clock. Moreover, these vintage-style IWC details remind us of the brand’s original tool watches. Measuring 39mm, we also discover an all black Ceratanium® case and bezel. This titanium alloy contains zirconium oxide which hardens into ceramic throughout the metal when paired with heat. Additionally, the matte-black color it leaves behind bestows the timepiece with a contemporary element. Ceratanium® helps the watch to remain lightweight like titanium, as well as, scratch resistant and durable like ceramic. With no date feature, this watch is actuated by the IWC automatic caliber 35100. On a calfskin, olive green strap with a Ceratanium® buckle, we admire a case back revealing special engravings, the limited edition number, and the word “HODINKEE.”

IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “HODINKEE” at King Jewelers

The IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Hodinkee” is available now at King Jeweler’s Nashville location. Limited edition number 189 can be reserved in-store or over the phone. Nevertheless, King Jewelers takes pride in being your IWC local authorized retailer and also welcome you to stop by and discover what it means to become a part of the King family.

Product Specifications:

Reference: IW324801

Case Material: Ceratanium®

Diameter: 39mm

Thickness: 10.8mm

Crystal: Sapphire crystal, scratch resistance

Caseback: Closed, Ceratanium®, with limited edition engraving

Dial: Black

Caliber: IWC caliber 35100

Power Reserve: Approx. 42 hours

Water Resistance: 60 meters


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