A new member decided to join the Pilot family 😍

Feb 28, 2020,15:14 PM
 

Finally got a call from the IWC boutique today. It’s the only piece coming to Beirut. I’ve placed the order back in SIHH 2019 and chose my individual number 😉 


The sand color ceramic is so unusual. It’s a love or hate affair. I personally find it so beautiful and especially when you have many other variations. It would blend in perfectly with the others. Definitely not your daily beater. More of a funky weekend watch if I may say

Here it is after 13 months of wait!







Hope you like it! 

Have a nice weekend everyone,

Laurent 

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Very cool aviation / military chic. Congratulations. HAGWE [nt]

 
 By: Bill : February 28th, 2020-15:18
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Thanks Bill! Have a great one as well [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 28th, 2020-15:20
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awesome mil-spec look

 
 By: Gelato Monster : February 28th, 2020-15:25
You have IMHO the best pilot top gun version
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It is indeed! The color is so nice and out of the ordinary! [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 28th, 2020-16:02
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Desert Storm ...

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : February 28th, 2020-15:26
It looks “Military chic”.. enjoy !
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I thought the same! [nt]

 
 By: anaesdoc : February 28th, 2020-15:37
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Thanks :) [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 28th, 2020-16:03
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"Mojave Desert" is what...

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : February 28th, 2020-16:14
IWC calls it.
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Indeed! [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 28th, 2020-16:18
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Thanks for letting me know. [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : February 29th, 2020-05:07
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Now that is AWESOME!

 
 By: MichaelC : February 28th, 2020-16:16
I love it. I would put it on black canvas w/ sand stitching. BAM.
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I was thinking sand canvas with light brown stitching matching both the case and dial [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 28th, 2020-16:20
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It was originally released with a sand cloth/canvas strap

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : February 28th, 2020-16:25
Not sure why that changed: ...  
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Yeah I know. Was in SIHH and tried it on

 
 By: Makilla : February 28th, 2020-16:33
Fell in love with the canvas strap. Apparently they switched to rubber instead in order to avoid fast strap aging. Light color canvas will get dirty and age in a matter of weeks ...  
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Well at least they fixed the day/date...

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : February 28th, 2020-21:43
Background with the matching dial color.😆
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Haha! They’ve done it right this time!

 
 By: Makilla : February 29th, 2020-01:15
Maybe they’ve been drinking in HQ 😉
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Which is much better!! [nt]

 
 By: MTR : February 29th, 2020-16:58
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I personally prefer that strap . [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : February 29th, 2020-04:51
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Same goes for me! Gonna try to find one ASAP. [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 29th, 2020-07:59
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Post a photo 👍 [nt]

 
 By: Cpt Scarlet : March 2nd, 2020-11:37
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It’s awesome

 
 By: ripper444 : February 28th, 2020-17:17
Is that really a rubber strap???
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Yeah that a rubber strap :) [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : February 29th, 2020-07:58
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Nice watch, just not on my list of favorite colors for watches. [nt]

 
 By: Thomas_3 : February 28th, 2020-18:24
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Definitely one of the more interesting pieces released last year. Congrats.

 
 By: Jay (Eire) : February 28th, 2020-18:35
As some others have said, I’m not sure what they did with the strap originally presented. It does need something else, and perhaps a contrast might be good. Looking forward to more pictures of this one.
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Thanks for the kind words! I am already trying to find a nice strap.

 
 By: Makilla : February 29th, 2020-08:00
Will definitely post new photos once the new strap is on
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Big Congrats!!!

 
 By: SALMANQ8 : February 29th, 2020-16:40
I see hundreds of new releases but this is the only one I would actually pay for, just awesome and so different from the usual boring stuff. S
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Dear Laurent,

 
 By: MTR : February 29th, 2020-17:02
many congrats for your new Pilot acquisition. It is fore sure something very special. I like the day and date windows in the color of the dial. All the best and wear it in good health Thomas
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Dear Thomas,

 
 By: Makilla : March 1st, 2020-03:15
Very kind of you, thank you very much! Your Portuguese MR is a marvel truth be told Wear it in the best of health as well! Laurent
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Too kind, dear Lauent!

 
 By: MTR : March 3rd, 2020-09:39
I will do so. 😊
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Congratulations to this absolutely unusual watch!

 
 By: jkvs : March 1st, 2020-05:36
The ceramic is stunning, maybe unique. To make things round you might look for a leather strap that matches the color of the dial... That would be a killer combination 😊
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Cool one, Laurent. And great strap, too! Bravo. [nt]

 
 By: amanico : March 2nd, 2020-14:28
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Merci mon ami :) [nt]

 
 By: Makilla : March 3rd, 2020-11:21
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felicitations

 
 By: Jakx : June 18th, 2020-16:49
First post for me here. This is an alluring piece because it's just so different. Great that you were able to get one!
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Welcome to WPS. Show us some of your watches please 😃 [nt]

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : June 19th, 2020-08:07
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