International Watch Company Ref. 309 steel vintage wristwatch, circa 1965
A stainless steel manually wound centre seconds wristwatch
An extremely smart and classic IWC model, this Ref. 309 has a bright silvered dial which retains an excellent lustre to the surface. The steel case is well proportioned with a chamfered bezel and pronounced down-turned lugs. Manually wound, the watch is powered by IWC’s excellent calibre 89 movement which is admired by collectors of the brand for its superior quality and finishing, it is also the calibre used by the watchmaker in their famous IWC military Mark XI model.
[M] IWC calibre 89 manually wound movement with damascened finish, lever escapement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic compensation balance, 18,000 BPH, Incabloc shock absorber [D] silvered dial, raised pointed baton hour indexes with luminescent dots above, luminescent dauphine hands, centre seconds, pearled outer track for minutes/seconds [C] stainless steel circular case with down-turned lugs, chamfered bezel, snap-on case back with satin finished centre and broad chamfered polished rim, crown with IWC fish logo [S] case, dial, movement and crown signed
Width excluding winding crown: 34mm
Length including lugs: 41.5mm
Depth to centre of crystal: 10mm
Strap width/lug gauge: 18mm
All our watches have been fully serviced and overhauled and are sold with a one year guarantee and detailed Black Bough certificate. This watch is accompanied by a Black Bough leather watch pouch and outer card box.