We have the brand new IWC Pilot’s Replica Watch Mark XVIII Top Gun Miramar and the refreshed IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Top Gun Miramar.
The IWC Pilot’s Watch Top Gun Miramar has slimmed down to a 44mm case with a slick combined hour and minute totalizer at 12:00, and now uses a single-date window. As before, the US IWC Replica Watches chronograph is equipped with a titanium crown and pushers, along with IWC’s in-house manufactured 89361 calibre, with a flyback function and 68 hours of power reserve, which is fully shielded with a soft-iron inner cage for enhanced magnetic protection in the cockpit.
The all-new IWC Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Top Gun Miramar, which pays homage to IWC Replica Watches from the 1940s with a classic observer “B-Uhr” style dial fitted to an all-new 41mm ceramic case. As IWC’s most entry-level ceramic offering, the Mark XVIII is fitted with many of the same features as its big brother, including the same titanium crown, 6-bar water resistance and soft-iron cage for anti-magnetic protection. It’s powered by IWC’s 30110-calibre movement, which is a subtly modified ETA 2892 with a 42-hour power reserve.
In keeping with the Top Gun’s military theme, both watches will come standard on a sporty, drab olive green, embossed calfskin strap, paying homage to the original Mark 11, which Replica IWC considers a worthy and handsome upgrade to the NATO straps of yesteryear.
The new IWC Replica Big Pilot’s Watch is not getting any major redesign, but there are several aesthetic changes that overall work well and succeed in tapping into said history.
The new IWC Big Pilot’s Watch sees the return of the triangular index back below the chapter ring at 12 o’clock. A simple move by the brand, but I personally think that this IWC Replica Watches looks a lot cleaner than having the triangle wedged up top. The “9” also returns, which I like rather than a unnumbered hour marker.
As with the new Pilot Watches, there is a Santoni calfskin strap on this watch, this one in black. In terms of the movement, it is unchanged and the IWC Fake Watches still uses the automatic 51111 Calibre, operating at 3 Hz and providing 7 days power reserve. Also unchanged, unlike many new Pilot Watches, are the case dimensions which are still 46mm wide and 16mm high. The watch is water resistant to 60 meters.
The movement and case are unchanged, with the High Quality IWC Replica automatic 79320 Calibre. It operates at 4Hz and will provide 44 hours of power reserve. The stainless steel case is still 43mm wide and 15mm high, providing 60 meters of water resistance.
Sometimes you just really want a big watch… and, apparently, other times you want a huge one. Have no doubt that this 55mm-wide IWC Big Pilot’s Heritage Top Swiss Replica Watch 55 timepiece is barely wearable in most instances.
If anything, the biggest let down in a timepiece such as this that IWC didn’t make better use of the space inside. With all that case real estate, they could have easily included some movement with a power reserve of at least week or more. I mean, the standard IWC Replica Watch is both an automatic and has a power reserve of about a week. Instead, IWC preferred to go an alternative route and get a bit more vintage chic with the mechanism inside of this reference 5104 timepiece.
For the movement, IWC Replica chose their in-house-made caliber 98300 which operates at 2.5Hz and has a power reserve of just 46 hours, being manually wound. The idea here is likely that IWC wanted to convey the most pure sense of “old-time winding” since on most accounts the caliber 98300 is based on rather old horological architecture.
IWC once again got it right when it comes to a pilot-style watch dial in terms of finishing and colors. The Replica IWC blued hands are a nice touch and off-white luminant along with refined dial design make for a very classy look. At 10mm smaller, it would make for a great wear.
Speaking of straps, attached to the Cheap IWC Replica Big Pilot’s Heritage Watch 55 is a thick brown calfskin strap that is designed like a cross between a pilot and NATO strap. That means the strap itself is very long, which is sort of good because I think “back-in-the-day” timepieces such as this were often worn on the thigh.