Before there was even a Top Gun...

Jul 26, 2020,12:53 PM
 

IWC introduced the limited edition 44 mm 378601 Ceramic Doppelchronograph in 2006...



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Amazing watch ! [nt]

 
 By: Ron_W : July 26th, 2020-13:42

If you want a black Chrono, it’s hard to beat this!

 
 By: Ted-Lo : July 26th, 2020-14:50
Black cordovan strap???

IWC calls it "synthetic" so whatever that means...

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : July 26th, 2020-15:31
This particular strap came from a black Top Gun Big Pilot from a few years ago. ...  

Ohhh πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”

 
 By: Ted-Lo : July 26th, 2020-15:52
Your thoughts on the strap?

I've been wearing it for years and I love it...

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : July 26th, 2020-15:59
The material is the same as the original but this one has the different taper about 3/4" from the lugs. Here's what the original looked like: And the current one: ...  

hmm..., I wonder why IWC wouldn't just say what kind of band it is, maybe I am missing something.

 
 By: Ted-Lo : July 26th, 2020-16:36
Either way, hopefully "synthetic" means that such synthesis of materials would make such strap more durable. When I had the Dark Side of the Moon, the black strap looked similar to this one, and I think that was cordura or something. But I like it, maybe ... 

So maybe you think has like rubber feel, to a certain extent?

 
 By: Ted-Lo : July 26th, 2020-16:55
What the heck did use to make this strap? πŸ€”πŸ€”πŸ€”

Okay, I might to seek out the "feel,"

 
 By: Ted-Lo : July 26th, 2020-17:07
In retrospect, even quickly in retrospect, what I said, sounded a bit pervy!!! What a Sunday!!!

Love the new one

 
 By: Jeff Menna : August 4th, 2020-05:29
I’m really enjoying the new Ceratanium as my work watch. Love that the pushers are finally the same material as the case and like the more subdued grayed out hands and numerals. Very understated which works for me. ...