The Basics

The ref. IW3718-07 Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph was introduced in 2015. In true ‘Le Petit Prince’ style, it features a blue dial with oversized Arabic numerals. The date is displayed through an enlarged window at 3; the day is shown by means of a lit-up star – in seemingly random order.

Brand: IWC
Family: Pilot
Reference: IW3718-07 (aka: 3718-07, IW371807)
Name: Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Le Petit Prince
Produced: 2015 – 2016
Limited: Yes, 1000 units

Below is a detailed look at IWC’s model IW3718-07 from Pilot watch family, including the price, case details and movement features.

IWC Pilot IW3718-07

The Details

IWC’s Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Le Petit Prince (IW3718-07 (aka: 3718-07, IW371807)) was originally released in 2015 – 2016. This watch features a automatic movement beating at a frequency of 21600 bph (3 Hz) to provide a 44-hour power reserve when fully wound.

The Case

The stainless steel case measures 44mm in diameter and roughly 17.1mm thick. The round case is paired with a blue color dial with alpha-shaped hands, and a arabic numerals hour markers and minute track, covered by a sapphire glass. IWC’s Pilot model IW3718-07 is water resistant up to 60 meters (197 ft). A solid caseback is over the back of the watch case.

Material: Stainless steel
Glass: Sapphire
Back: Solid
Shape: Round
Diameter: 44mm
Height: 17.1mm
Lug Width: N/Amm
W/R: 60

Case Diameter

Case Thickness

Lug Width

Water Resistance

The Movement

The Pilot IW3718-07 movement is a powered by caliber 79420 made by IWC. The 29-jewel automatic movement is 30mm in diameter. Its balance wheel oscillates at 21600 semi-oscillations per hour or 3 Hz. This movement offers a 44-hour power reserve.

Type: Automatic
Brand: IWC
Caliber: 79420
Base: ETA 7750
Display: Analog
Diameter: 30mm
Jewels: 29
Reserve: 44 hours
Frequency: 21600 bph
Time: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds
Chronograph: Chronograph, Rattrapante
Additionals:

The Price

How much does the IWC’s Pilot IW3718-07 cost? This watch was introduced in 2015 and has been in IWC’s collection for around . This watch is a limited edition with just 1000 pieces released. As with most luxury watches, the price of depends on the availability and demand.

CURRENT PRICE: 12400

For more information, visit IWC online.

Specifications:

  • Brand: IWC
  • Model: Pilot’s Watch Double Chronograph Le Petit Prince
  • Reference Number: IW3718-07 (aka: 3718-07, IW371807)
  • Limited: Yes, 1000 units

Case & Dial:

  • Material: Stainless steel
  • Glass: Sapphire
  • Back: Solid
  • Diameter: 44
  • Thickness: 17.1
  • Lug Width: N/A
  • Dial Color: Blue
  • Indexes: Arabic Numerals and Alpha-shaped hands
  • Water Resistance: 60 meters

Movement:

  • Winding: Automatic
  • Brand: IWC
  • Caliber: 79420
  • Display: Analog
  • Diameter: 30mm
  • Jewels: 29
  • Power Reserve: 44 hours
  • Frequency: 21600 bph
  • Functions: Hours, Minutes, Small Seconds

About IWC

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IWC is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and was founded in 1868. Its signature lines are the Pilot’s Watches and the Portugieser, while other famous collections are the Aquatimer, Portofino and the Da Vinci. Many of IWC’s designs display a industrial type of beauty not often found in Swiss watchmaking. The same goes for its movements; while of very high standards, they are finished with an … engineers touch rather than that of an artist. One could very well say that IWC’s approach to watchmaking is more German in nature compared to many of its competitors; the ‘form follows function’ adagio is one held in high esteem in Schaffhausen. Notable watches and innovations created by IWC in the past include the digital ‘Pallweber’ pocket watch, the late 1930’s Portugieser, the 1985 Da Vinci with Kurt Klaus perpetual module, the split-seconds mechanism as designed by Richard Habring and the ceramic Da Vinci and Flieger 3705 – introduced many years before the material became fashionable. IWC also pioneered the use of titanium in wristwatches. In recent years, IWC has had a strong focus on in-house movements with prices rising accordingly. IWC is part of the Richemont group.

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