IWC just introduced the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation” to celebrate the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards service held in Monaco.
The watch marks the 12th special edition created by the Schaffhausen-based watchmaker as part of its commitment to the Laureus Sport for Good foundation, whose primary spotlight is on encouraging the personal advancement of youngsters and adolescents and advancing the integration of youngsters who are disadvantaged for social, financial or different reasons.
Restricted to 1,500 numbered watches around the world, the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Laureus Edition features the typical blue dial — the signature trademark of IWC’s special editions for Laureus — framed by a 41 mm case made of black ceramic. Thanks to the iridescent coating, the black hands can easily be read in the dark.
Like each Laureus special edition, the watch features an engraving of the triumphant passage of the drawing competition that IWC organizes each year inside the organization’s upheld programs. The subject for 2017 was “Time to Be Healthy”. The jury chose 11-year-old Ana Claudia’s drawing out of in excess of 1,000 entries. Ana participates in a venture of Instituto Reação in Brazil.This organization assists with improving the day to day environments of Brazilian kids and adolescents through education and game – and particularly depends on judo to pass on values like regard, control and determination.
The watch is fueled by the 4 Hz (28,800 vph) 35111 caliber offering 42 hours of force hold. The development is ensured against magnetic fields by a delicate iron inward case, and the glass is gotten against unexpected drops in air pressure.
Completed by a decorated black calfskin strap, the Pilot’s Watch Mark XVIII Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation” (ref. IW324703) has an indicative cost of Euro 5,900/US$ 5,650. A part of the returns from sales will be utilized to help Laureus Sport for Good. iwc.com