1939 IWC “Hermet” sector & gilt dial with its certificat of authenticity
Since its foundation in 1868 by American visionary Florentine Ariosto Jones, IWC has distinguished itself by fusing Swiss watchmaking expertise with American technological innovation. Recognized today as one of the great names in the industry, IWC embodies passion, constant innovation and unrivalled technical ingenuity.
IWC Hermet 1939 IWC’s Hermet watch is a timeless masterpiece that celebrates the fusion of art and technology.
Over the years, IWC has become one of the world’s top ten brands in the luxury watch segment, creating true masterpieces of fine watchmaking. Combining unrivalled precision with masculine design, IWC has brought to life such coveted timepieces as the Portugieser, Portofino and Aquatimer series, to name but a few.
The 1939 Hermet model is a perfect example of IWC’s expertise. This extremely rare timepiece is distinguished by its finesse and its 36mm diameter, considered large for its time. Crafted in 14-carat yellow gold, this watch is a true marvel once on the wrist.
The gilt dial is a masterpiece of design, offering perfect harmony thanks to its concentric circles, seconds counter and gilt Arabic hour markers. The case also features a unique design with an integrated crown, a rarity on dress watches.