In China, red has always had a unique meaning. It is the background color of Chinese culture and symbolizes beauty, luck and success. Every Spring Festival, many watch brands launch special edition watches for the New Year, most of which are dominated by red. Replica IWC also launched a special edition watch for the Year of the Tiger at the end of last year. It is a special edition watch with Chinese elements released by IWC after a lapse of four years. It is based on 41 flying watches and integrates into the Year of the Tiger element to convey good wishes.
Most of the special edition watches with Chinese elements launched by Replica IWC before are presented in the form of formal watches, but in recent years, sports watches have become popular, and IWC has also been well received. among. The brand combines elements of the Year of the Tiger with the classic design of the pilot watch, making this watch both dynamic and elegant as a sports watch.
The watch case is made of stainless steel and is decorated with two processes. The main body of the case is treated with a brushing process, while the edges and corners and the bezel are polished and retouched, with a unique and layered texture. With a diameter of 41mm, this watch is the gold size for a modern men’s watch, and most people can handle it.
The dial design continues the classic cockpit instrument panel style of the pilot series, which is clear and clear when reading. Because the size of this watch is 41 mm, which is more compact than the conventional 43 mm, in order to achieve a harmonious layout, the overall proportions must be adjusted. The 6, 9, and 12 o’clock positions of the dial are respectively equipped with a small second dial, a 12-hour cumulative chronograph, and a 30-minute cumulative chronograph. The date and week display window is placed at 3 o’clock, which is well-organized and not cluttered, reflecting the Replica IWC from the side. IWC’s profound design skills.
One of the highlights of this watch is its burgundy red dial with a sunburst pattern on the top, which subtly changes under different lighting conditions, bringing a unique visual experience. In addition, the three replicas have a record pattern effect, which is unique.
The hour markers and rhodium-plated hands at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o’clock are coated with luminous display material to ensure clear reading at night.
There is a chronograph button and a screw-in crown on one side of the case, which is simple and convenient to operate, and the water resistance is increased to 100 meters.
The brand equips this watch with a gradient burgundy red calfskin strap, which gradually changes from brown to burgundy from top to bottom, which is overly smooth and natural, echoing the color of the dial.
Turning to the back of the watch, you can see that there are also Year of the Tiger design elements on the movement. The bottom of the watch is made through the back, and through the sapphire bottom cover, you can see the IWC-made 69385 movement on the watch. Personality Traits of a Tiger. In terms of performance, this movement can provide about 46 hours of power reserve when it is fully wound, and its performance in terms of accuracy and durability is very good.
Summary: The public price of the IWC Pilot’s Chronograph 41 Year of the Tiger Special Edition is 56,100 yuan, which is less than 3,000 yuan higher than the price of ordinary flying watches. However, this watch is limited to 500 pieces and has a certain collection value. Still quite worth it. Although it is a limited edition watch for the Year of the Tiger, the tiger element is mainly on the bottom of the watch, and there is no problem in daily commuting.