Bid to win the F1-inspired watch and a chance to meet Toto Wolff.
Establishing its dominance as a performance-focused partnership, IWC Schaffhausen and Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One share the same winning values that make them leaders in each of their respected fields. The dynamic duo continues to release special edition luxury timepieces that incorporate the same design and technological aspects that go into engineering the most winningest Formula One race car. IWC Schaffhausen is proud to highlight one of those iconic examples during a special online Bonhams auction, happening just ahead of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone. The auction piece taking center stage is the last IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition ‘Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team’. The exclusive model is limited to only 100-pieces to commemorate the extraordinary career and successes of the Team Principle & CEO at Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1.
The limited-edition IWC Big Pilot’s watch features a 46.2mm case design crafted from high-tech and lightweight Ceratanium, with a pronounced matching matte black crown and red inner ring that pays tribute to friend Niki Lauda. The transparent dial configuration presents a detailed look at the inner workings of the watch, with bold Petronas Green highlights that display the complex functions of its movement. The engine delivering power to the Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition ‘Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team’ is IWC Schaffhausen’s in-house 52615 Automatic movement, offering an extensive 7-day power reserve. The list of functions include time (hours/minutes/seconds), day, date, month, perpetual calendar, and power reserve indicator. A sapphire backcase offers a secondary view of the mechanism at work, with the outer portion featuring engravings signifying itself as number 50 of the 100-piece release. IWC Schaffhausen fits the motorsport-inspired Big Pilot’s Watch with a comfortable black nylon and rubber strap for long days at the track.
The extremely exclusive IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition ‘Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team’ will be offered at Bonhams Auction on July 5th as the last available piece in the collection. The proceeds of the sale will go to Ignite, a charitable initiative launched in 2021 by the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and driver Sir Lewis Hamilton. The charity focuses on its work in supporting greater diversity and inclusion in the world of motorsports. At the same time, IWC Schaffhausen announces the establishment of an annual 50,000 Euro donation for Ignite. Along with the watch itself, the lucky new owner will receive a 10-minute video call with Toto Wolff and a tour of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team HQ/Operations Center. Bid on the last IWC Big Pilot’s Watch Perpetual Calendar Edition ‘Toto Wolff x Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team’ auction from Bonhams International Auction House by clicking on the link below. Check back into duPont REGISTRY for more upcoming luxury watch news and releases.
Source: IWC Schaffhausen