IWC Vintage Mark XI, Stainless Steel, BJ 1950
|Bachmann & Scher GmbH
This is an excellent vintage IWC Mark XI in stainless steel with military fabric strap.
Made in 1950 for the R.A.F. This Mark XI is engraved with RAF-reference number 6B/346, tool number and trippe signed broad arrow on dial, back and bridge.
Has got an iron 2nd back build in and a hacking second for the perfect adjustment of the time.
Production of the Mark XI, one of the most legendary pilot's watches, was launched in 1948. The model was always fitted with the IWC calibre 89 movement. It was issued to the British Ministry of Defence and used by the RAF as well as Commonwealth forces, including South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
Wanted collectors item!