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IWC Yacht Club Ref. 811 - 1970

IWC Yacht Club Ref. 811 - 1970

Brand: International Watch Company (IWC)
Year: 1970s
Model: IWC De Yacht Club
Reference Number: 811
Material: stainless steel
Movement: cal. 8541B, automatic
Case Diameter without Crown: 36 mm
Bracelet/Strap: original IWC stainless steel bracelet
Service-history: unknown, running well and keeping time

What you should know: beautiful original condition, stunning aged lume


IWC Yacht Club Ref. 811 - 1970


This is a beautiful example of vintage sportive tool watch. The IWC Yacht Club is from the 1970s. Case and bracelet are made out of stainless steel and appeare to be unpolished. The watch is in amazing condition. The dial has no signs of use featuring a stunning silver sunray finish with a date set. The crown is original with the appropriate IWC-logo. The movement is a cal. 8541B automatic movement, running strong and keeping time. The IWC Yacht Club has been launched in 1967 in Basel, Switzerland. Quickly it became one of the most desirable und successful watches by IWC. This IWC Yacht Club deserves the designation as a WRISTCLASSIC like no other. It convinces with perfect proportions, timeless styling and great reference to the yacht-sport.


The International Watch Company has been founded by Ariosto Jones, an American watchmaker and engineer in 1868. In 1901 IWC had already 190 employees. From day one IWC built high quality watches. The most iconic watch by IWC is the Grande Complication. It contains 659 mechanic pieces, among them 71 rubies. It has 17 functions and 12 patents, a perpetual calendar for the next 500 years and the perpetual moon-phase display. Other collectable watches are the IWC Portuguese, IWC Da Vinci, IWC Pilot's Watches, IWC Portofino, IWC Aquatimer and IWC Ingenieur. After two bankruptcies, IWC came back on the road of success.


Why buy a vintage watch?


There are many great reasons to buy a vintage watch. Every watch we sell here at WRISTCLASSICS has its own story. Over the years, with every scratch, dent and aging of the dial, they have become unique timepieces of their own. This exact watch you are looking at now, once brought a lot of joy to the first owner with the purchase years ago. And now many years later this vintage watch will bring the same joy to your life. With buying a vintage watch you are showing your commitment to protecting the enviroment, instead of supporting the mass production of modern fashion watches.


I hope this helps you with your decision of buying a vintage watch here at WRISTCLASSICS.

    3.490,00 €Price
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