IWC Spitfire Flyback Chronograph Ref IW387804

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About This Watch:

The IWC Spitfire Flyback Chronograph Ref IW387804 was introduced in 2012 with an updated in-house Automatic Calibre 89365 movement that features a flyback function and a 68-hour power reserve.  Its design was inspired by the early altimeter instruments found on the Spitfire planes used by the Royal Air Force in the 1930s.  The IWC Spitfire Flyback Chronograph Ref IW387804 was only in production for a few years before being discontinued.  This timepiece has a vintage aesthetic with modern horological technology by one of the most prestigious watchmakers in the world.  

The History:  Founded in 1868 by an American watchmaking pioneer, Florentine Ariosto Jones, the International Watch Company launched in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.  Nestled on the banks of the Rhine River, IWC’s factory began its pursuit of manufacturing watches of the highest quality, utilizing modern technology, as well as some of Switzerland’s most talented watchmakers.

The Watch:  The IWC Spitfire Flyback Chronograph Ref IW387804 features a 43mm stainless steel case with sapphire crystal and a fixed bezel.  The case back features an engraved relief at the center of the iconic Spitfire plane.  The slate gray dial features a sunburst pattern with sub-dials at the 12 and 6 o’clock positions and a date window at the 3 o’clock position.  Powered by an in-house Automatic Caliber 89365 movement, the Spitfire Chronograph IW387804 features a flyback function, a 68-hour power reserve, and a water resistance rating of 60 meters.

The Details:  This IWC Spitfire Flyback Chronograph Ref IW387804 comes on the IWC stainless steel bracelet with a folding clasp.  This timepiece has some wear on the case, case back, and bracelet, which is visible in the photographs.
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Brand | IWC

Reference | IW387804

Movement | Calibre 89365

Model | Spitfire Flyback Chronograph

Strap | Bracelet

Crystal | Sapphire

Style | Chronograph Watches

Case Width | 43mm

Case Height | 15.5mm

Lug Width | 20mm