Much better (for my taste).
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IWC MK XII on Instagram
Saw this this morning and thought "if only they left the date out..." www.instagram.com / ...
Image from a Google search. ...
Much better (for my taste). Cheers Thomas
You are so right.
This white date window destroys the dial. I think these standardized white date wheels are produced en masse to be implemented into as many watches as possible, regardless of whether the color of the wheel matches the dial or not. For me this is simply a ...
It has existed without a date
There was a very limited edition in titanium without a date. I think it was inspired by an Italian fashion designer or something: there were initials on the dial but I do not remember which ones GL or GW something like that. Probably 40 pieces or so (a re...
here you go the GL was yet another limited edition - with a date the EF was the dateless version: titanium, dark blue dial for Emilio Fontana: sexy! I had the opportunity to buy it, not that many years ago.... sigh Credit Brandizzi ...
Have not bought one so far.
I like both versions a lot. Recently I tried the new titanium version, but did not buy it as the AD was very stiff on prices. I may get one from the used market eventually. Very drawn to the older designs especially the Mark XII’s dial.
There is no doubt that the JLC movement is more refined and appealing, but they had a history of not being particularly reliable, particularly in a tool watch. I too would go with a Mark XV over the Mark XII, but an early one with tritium dial and the sam...
A little piece
of duct tape over the date window, colored to match the dial and I'm good.