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IWC Cal. 8531, 18k Gold, Fancy Lugs, Circa 1960

IWC Cal. 8531, 18k Gold, Fancy Lugs, Circa 1960

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A stunning 18k gold IWC with attractive fancy lugs. Hailing from circa 1960, there's a lot to love with this vintage IWC; the timeless & understated design, the legendary calibre 8531 movement & the show-stealing 35mm, 18k case with fancy lugs. Complete with a green IWC box we're certain the next owner of this vintage gold IWC will enjoy it for many years to come.

The style of the dial is typical of the vintage IWCs of this period. Clean, simple, understated and elegant. Not to forget the silvery-white colour which has been referred to in the past as a ‘Moondust’ colour. The original Cal. 8531, 21 Jewel automatic movement fitted to this watch is part of a family of movements considered to be the best ever automatics produced by IWC, and therefore one of horology’s best of all time. The very high quality, heavyweight, 18ct Yellow Gold watch case measures 35mm in diameter, paired with exquisitely designed lugs. All in all, we can't find anything on this watch that could look or have been designed better.

    Make this 18k Gold, IWC Cal. 8531 yours today!

    IWC will always command a lot of respect in the high-end watch industry, and (we believe) vintage gold IWC's such as these remain under-appreciated with significant price increases to come. A genuinely lovely watch that photos simply can't do justice! 

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    Key Information

    IWC Cal. 8531, 18k Gold, Fancy Lugs, Circa 1960

    Technical Information

    Key Information:

    • Brand: IWC
    • Model:
    • Ref.:
    • Year: 1960
    • SKU: 1765


    • Movement Calibre: Cal. 8531
    • Movement Type: Automatic
    • Case Size: 35mm

    Box and Papers:

    • Original Box

    Condition Report

    Technical & Condition:

    Overall the watch is in excellent shape. The dial may have been professionally refurbished in the past but remains very clean. The case also remains sharp with only minor scratches as expected for a watch of its age. The crown appears to be a later replacement. The movement is clean and running well and finally, the watch is fitted with a calf leather strap complete with an IWC buckle.

    Case size (exc. crown): 35mm
    Case material: 18k Gold
    Movement: Automatic, Cal. 8531
    Strap/bracelet: Third-party strap with IWC buckle
    Box and papers: IWC box

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