IWC - 501007 - Big Pilot Tribute to 5002 aka Safari

Jul 29, 2020,10:48 AM
 

Only 100 were produced late 2017 through early 2018. If you have one, post yours:

https://bigpilot.watch/database/safari-tribute-5002





Original 500201 vs. 501007:



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Of the last pic, the one to the left,

 
 By: Ted-Lo : July 29th, 2020-10:50
If it looks “broken in,” then I don’t have to care too much going forward!!!! I would baby the one to the right!!

Very interesting piece? I didn’t know it.

 
 By: ChristianDK : July 29th, 2020-11:14
I had e the 5002 but I really think this one is interesting. Is there a special story to it?

Just what was written in articles from IWC's press releases:

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : July 29th, 2020-11:28
monochrome-watches.com " When Chris Granger-Herr, the CEO of IWC, posted a photo of himself wearing the prototype for this updated version of the original 5002-generation Big Pilot in matte titanium while on his African Safari, collectors took notice.... 

Very, very cool - thank you for that 😊👍

 
 By: ChristianDK : July 29th, 2020-12:14
I’m sure the Ti is more easy to wear. Even if I’ve had mine since 2005 I have to admit it new saw much wrist time except around the house. It’s still a cool piece though and I saved for it for years. It was all I ever wanted at that time. I think that’s w... 

I too have an emotional attachment to my 5002...

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : July 29th, 2020-12:22
You probably don't remember my short story from a few months ago here: www.watchprosite.com

Great post and what a cool story. Thank you for the reminder.

 
 By: ChristianDK : July 29th, 2020-12:28
I also discovered it when it came out. It took me more than two years of saving up. I remember collecting all the cool ADs of it. I have a box lying somewhere. I was obsessed with getting that was at that time I started reading timezone and the purists. ... 

That's the one we want. [nt]

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : July 29th, 2020-14:42

The message was delivered to IWC's CEO [nt]

 
 By: India Whiskey Charlie : July 30th, 2020-08:44

This is great!

 
 By: traineract : July 31st, 2020-03:31
Love the big pilot!