Description

    IWC Ingenieur Mission Earth "Plastiki" Special Edition Ref. IW323608
    Case: stainless steel, signed "ONE OUT OF 1000", case no. 5036895, 3 body, screw down case back with engraving of the Plastiki catamaran as well as map of journey, central lugs, 46 mm; 49 mm including crown, 14 mm thick
    Dial: white I textured motif dial, raised outer seconds track, applied steel numerals & indexes with blue accents, date aperture at 3, pitched steel hands with blue accents, center seconds hand with red triangular tip
    Movement: cal. 80110, automatic winding, pellaton winding mechanism, integrated shock absorbers, 28 jewels, soft iron inner case for magnetic resistance
    Band: original blue rubber strap, stainless steel tang clasp
    Signed: IWC Schaffhausen

    Notes: This item commemorates the 2010 "Plastiki" expedition from San Francisco to Sydney, by environmentalist David de Rothschild and crew on a catamaran held afloat by 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles.




    Condition Report*:

    Type: IWC Ingenieur Mission Earth "Plastiki" Special Edition Ref. IW323608
    Model: IW323608
    Dial: white I motif dial with applied numerals & indexes
    Hands; pitched steel with blue accent
    Metal: stainless steel
    Case No: 5036895
    Case Info: 3 body, screw down case back with engraving
    Case Width: 46 mm; 49 mm including crown
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Crystal: sapphire
    Watch Movement: cal. 80110, automatic winding, pellaton winding mechanism, integrated shock absorbers, 28 jewels, soft iron inner case for magnetic resistance
    Band: blue rubber strap, stainless steel tang clasp
    Circa: 2011
    Condition: overall very good, dial is excellent, movement is good and running, case is very good with some light wear and light scratches to case back
    Notes: This item commemorates the 2010 "Plastiki" expedition from San Francisco to Sydney, by environmentalist David de Rothschild and crew on a catamaran held afloat by 12,500 reclaimed plastic bottles.


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    October, 2016
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